Community Web Version Now Available
what does "out of" stand for? Does "the hitchhiker seemed to appear right out of the darkness" means that the hitchhiker appear from the darkness or away from it?
Jun 13, 2013 4:54 PM
Answers · 2
At first he was in the darkness and you could not see him. Then he came "out of" the darkness and "into the light" so you could see him.
June 13, 2013
If I read this sentence in a novel, I would interpret it as meaning that the hitchhiker seemed to magically appear, mystically, conjured. It does mean From the darkness.
June 14, 2013
Language Skills
English, French, Italian, Latin, Spanish
Learning Language
French, Italian, Latin