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What does this sentence mean? She felt so slight and frail a thing, I feared to hurt her(frail a thing??).Advance thanks for any help.
Oct 8, 2018 5:35 AM
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This construction, "so slight and frail a thing", means that it felt as if she were a very slight and frail thing. We could rewrite the sentence like this: It felt as if she were a very slight and frail thing and I feared that I would hurt her.
October 8, 2018
Bobby
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Chinese (Mandarin), English
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English