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Hung Tao
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Post by Hung Tao » Fri Oct 08, 2004 9:20 am

Please tell me the meaning of the word "above" in the following sentence:
I couldn't hear her ABOVE the noise of the traffic.
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Post by Alan » Fri Oct 08, 2004 2:16 pm

The traffic was so noisy that I was unable to hear what she said.

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