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"The more elegant parts of social order are lost to me"? I'm wondering if this sentence means that "I" don't know about the more elegant parts of social order or it means the more elegant parts of social order doesn't come into play to "me"? which one is correct or it both works? How about replacing "be lost to me" by "be lost on me"?
Apr 19, 2013 2:56 AM
Answers · 3
Your first interpretation is correct, I think. 'Lost on me' - although syntactically the same, is much more informal, and therefore much less appropriate when used with the rest of the sentence, which uses 'elegant' phraseology! (Sorry - is my answer too complicated?)
April 19, 2013
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