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linked to #74278
He, being slow of foot, was already lagging two meters.
  • GeeZ
  • Mar 22nd 2011, 20:07
linked to #805945
He, being slow-footed, was of course already lagging two meters.

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Sentence #329442

He, being slow-footed, was of course already lagging two meters.
Marchant lentement, il s'était déjà fait distancer de deux mètres.
足[あし] が[] 遅い[おそい] 彼[かれ] は[] 、[] もちろん[] すでに[] 2[に] m[えむ] 差[さ] が[] つい[] た[] 。[]


Mar 22nd 2011, 11:37
Didn't understand the meaning of the sentence. Does it make sense ?
Mar 22nd 2011, 20:10
Mar 23rd 2011, 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.

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