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Ella
How to comprehend "bidden farewell"? By this season, the snow and ice have gone, and the cold of early spring had bidden farewell. In the above sentence, I do not understand what is the "bidden" meaning here.Please help me if you know, thank you in advance.
11 окт. 2018 г., 0:24
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'bid' here means something like 'wish', or 'said'. It's a somewhat old-fashioned term. Bidden is perhaps an even older-fashioned form of bid. The simple idea is that 'the cold of spring had said goodbye'.
11 октября 2018 г.
Ella
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Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Other), English, French
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