Live out in...How to translate the phrase?

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Ttgirl
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Live out in...How to translate the phrase?

Post by Ttgirl » Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:48 am

After my mother lost her job, she couldn’t afford to provide for me anymore. She gave me to my grandmother, who lived out in the rice field.

May I know what ‘lived out in the rice fields’ means?

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Re: Live out in...How to translate the phrase?

Post by Firefox » Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:41 am

It sounds as though grandmother lived in the rice field, "out" of mother's house. Perhaps she had a shack or tent or something in the rice field.

"Out" in this case means "out of here", "over there", "not in the village or community".

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