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idiom: bore the stamp?

Postby nuni » Mon Nov 09, 2009 4:34 am

Dear All,

Please help me to understand this sentence:

In 1976, New Limited bought the Post, which proudly bore the stamp of founder Alexander Hamilton on its front page.

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Re: idiom: bore the stamp?

Postby hermit » Mon Nov 09, 2009 8:06 pm

in this context "bore the stamp" = "displayed the image".

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Re: idiom: bore the stamp?

Postby Tukanja » Thu Nov 12, 2009 2:57 pm

Who's the determiner pronoun "which" related to?, New Limited or The Post?

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Re: idiom: bore the stamp?

Postby ETutor » Fri Nov 13, 2009 8:42 pm

The word, “which”, refers back to “The Post”. As in, “The Post bore the stamp”.
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