What is the meaning of this line?

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What is the meaning of this line?

Postby zigzag » Tue Apr 29, 2014 6:37 pm

I came through this line

Things were a bit slack in those days - there was a war to win!

What is the meaning of slack here?

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Re: What is the meaning of this line?

Postby Josef » Wed Apr 30, 2014 8:58 am

Could be several meanings, for example:

They didn't really stick to the rules in those days -
Business was a bit quiet in those days -

PS: you didn't come "through" this line: you came "across" it :mrgreen:
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Re: What is the meaning of this line?

Postby hellokitty » Sun May 04, 2014 9:34 am

Sometimes it's difficult to understand meaning of a sentence.


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