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the phrase "take to" Despite documenting so much abuse and repression, U.S. officials insist there is hope pointing to the bravery of people in place like Ukraine, who took to the streets to stand up for change. What does "pointing to" mean in this sentence? And what do "take to" and "stand up" mean in this sentence?
3 мар. 2014 г., 23:05
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thre is a hope which point = there is a hope pointing .... u can remove which or that and add ing to verb! took to= they go to street by some one! to stand up for smthing or someone= to support or defend smth/someone
3 марта 2014 г.
Pointing to -- citing as evidence. The officials are using the bravery as an example to support their statement. Took to -- went out into. The brave people left the security of their homes to show their feelings. Stand up -- show their support for. The brave people went out in the streets to show the world that they wanted change.
4 марта 2014 г.
In this context: pointing - highlighting, ; take to - go out ; stand up - face, fight
3 марта 2014 г.
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