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What is the meaning of the word "connection" in: "Shortly after my marriage I had bought a connection in the Paddington district."
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Can the word 'trafficking' mean 'freight transportation' without conveying the meaning of being illegal ? (Especially in the following sentence)
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What is the meaning of "laid by the heels"?
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What is the meaning of the verb 'to get in the way'?
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What is the meaning of "tear to rags"
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Can the first person singular pronoun 'I' take in 's' in the simple present?
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What is the meaning of "a cool hand"?
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What is the meaning of the verb "step across"?
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What is the meaning of 'above' in :" I've always been proud above my station in life'"?
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what is the meaning of 'to wear one's breeches out' and 'rat-gutted'?
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what is the meaning of 'three parts' in :"if ever a man was three parts mad with terror, that man's name is Pinner"?
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What is the meaning of "length of my face" in : "Don't be disheartened Mr Pycroft : said my new acquaintance, seeing the length of my face"
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What is the meaning of "let in" in : "but they were let in in early in the spring through the Venezuelan loan, as no doubt you remember"
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What is the meaning of 'fly' in: "I wonder how many real amber mouth-pieces there are in London? Some people think that a fly in it is a sign."
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I wanted to know what is the meaning of "checking off the points upon the palm of his left hand"?