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A paragraph from Redemption Road: A Novel, by John Hart:

People filed out. The big patrolman waited until the end and brushed Elizabeth with a shoulder as he passed. The contact was swift, but she felt it all the way down, a large man using his size. She watched him go.

What does "but she felt it all the way down" mean?

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    Normally you'd expect it to be stated what she felt it down. We just have to guess. Maybe it's her arm, or her whole body? I wouldn't bother guessing; I'd just put it down to poor writing. – ralph.m Dec 11 '18 at 7:34

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