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What does ''in this light'' mean? Why can't I find it in a dictionary?Is it an idiom? It may mean in connection with this
Aug 24, 2020 7:58 AM
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Literal. In this light, I can;'t see a thing. Turn on the light. Figuratively, .. In light of your question, I think an answer is appropriate. In this light, I will try to explain. . With this in mind, with this as the emphasis, with this context, . As if a light shining has shown a new aspect. . He soon discovered that his studies were indeed connected to making good money in the job-market. In this light, finishing his study was no longer a chore.
August 24, 2020
Thank you Duncan👍
August 25, 2020
Excellent, thanks Mehrdad. Yes, that's how I interpret too. It's synonymous with "after they they put it that way, they had no more to say". They might not agree, but it's better than having Mr. Jones.
August 24, 2020
Duncan, I think ''in this light'' means "in connection with this''
August 24, 2020
Now if there was one thing that the animals were completely certain of, it was that they did not want Jones back. When it was put to them in this light, they had no more to say. (Animal Farm)
August 24, 2020
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