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Yoshinori Shigematsu
An expression I don't understand This is the excerpt of the book The Body He remembers seeing Johnny get halfway up from the squat he had been working in when the Mustang hit him, squashing him between it and the Chevy, and there had been a hollow bang as the Chevy came down off its jacks, and then the bright yellow flare of flame, the rich smell of gasoline... What does "as the Chevy came down off its jacks" mean?
Jan 2, 2016 5:47 AM
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It's not an expression, it's literal: the Chevy, is a car, short for Chevrolet. As for ' jacks', it's a car jack, used to get cars off the ground for mechanical purposes.
January 2, 2016
Yoshinori Shigematsu
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English, Japanese
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English