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Offline gleb

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« on: February 06, 2007, 01:32:59 PM »
What does this sentence mean?


"Finally, we entered the small dining room yards from the page's vestibule..."

very near or far?

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« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2007, 01:55:58 PM »
Gleb, do mean the distance? If so, a yard is 0.91 meters, so not very far.
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« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2007, 03:01:26 PM »
Very close,  is how I read it. Insert "just a few meters from " for "yards from" and the meaning should be clear.

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« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2007, 12:14:02 PM »
Thanks! Your answers have been very helpful :)