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Peter M.'s picture
15 November, 2020 - 08:11
Hello Fiona, The writer still has longings in the present. 'Until' is related to a different state: the cake was an object of research (...) and a favourite indulgence until... In other words, it...
Peter M.'s picture
15 November, 2020 - 08:11
Hello  Both forms are possible and I don't think there is any difference in meaning. You could also use the preposition 'towards', again without any change in meaning.   Peter The LearnEnglish...
Peter M.'s picture
15 November, 2020 - 08:11
Hello Esmail Emon, I think this is a sentence open to several interpretations. In your two explanations/rephrasings (1 and 2), you see 'flanked' as part of a reduced relative clause (which are...