leaning on an ebony cane with a tarnished gold head

English translation: the woman used a cane to walk

15:37 Oct 27, 2005
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English term or phrase: leaning on an ebony cane with a tarnished gold head
a woman in black, with a thin gold chain descending to her waist and vanishing into her belt,leaning on an ebony cane with a tarnished gold head.
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English translation:the woman used a cane to walk
Explanation:
the cane was expensive enough: made of ebony, with it's head of tarnished gold.
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Kirill Semenov
Ukraine
Local time: 19:29
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3 +8the woman used a cane to walk
Kirill Semenov


  

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the woman used a cane to walk


Explanation:
the cane was expensive enough: made of ebony, with it's head of tarnished gold.

Kirill Semenov
Ukraine
Local time: 19:29
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Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in category: 118

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Can Altinbay: "Tarnished" here implies that it has seen a lot of use.
52 mins
  -> yes, you're most probably right, this is the picture - a tarnished wealth :)

agree  jennifer newsome
1 hr

agree  Balaban Cerit: agree with Can too
1 hr

agree  Dave Calderhead
2 hrs

agree  Refugio: the woman was not leaning her head on the cane
3 hrs

agree  Rachel Fell: gold coloured, as gold doesn't tarnish;) (and, of course, "its";))
9 hrs

agree  chopra_2002
19 hrs

agree  xxxAlfa Trans
1 day 22 hrs
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