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Farhad
perch Hi would you explain the verb 'perch' in this sentence? The most memorable place I've ever visited was Bhutan. It's really amazing place because it's in a very remote , mountainous area. So a lot of the building seem really precarious, they're sort of built into the mountainside and seem to just perch there. Thank you
Sep 25, 2019 3:21 PM
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It’s related to the idea of the way a bird would perch on something. The word means the building is placed there on the edge or precariously in the way a bird would perch.
September 25, 2019
Thank you Nanren
September 25, 2019
to sit, to a degree precariously, as on the edge of a fall, chasm, valley, or maybe even just a view. Sometimes with a sense of above, but usually implied anyway from context.
September 25, 2019
Farhad
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