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He, being slow of foot, was already lagging two meters.
  • GeeZ
  • 2011-03-22 20:07
linked to #805945
He, being slow-footed, was of course already lagging two meters.

Sentence #329442

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He, being slow-footed, was of course already lagging two meters.
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fra
Marchant lentement, il s'était déjà fait distancer de deux mètres.
jpn
足が遅い彼は、もちろんすでに2m差がついた。

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GeeZ
2011-03-22 11:37
Didn't understand the meaning of the sentence. Does it make sense ?
GeeZ
2011-03-22 20:10
thanks
fcbond
2011-03-23 01:45
Thanks Geez and CK. "slow of foot" is not very common, although it ha been used by such authors as Jonathan Swift. I think it is analagous to "fleet of foot", which is old-fashioned but more common. I will change it to something simpler.