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like you would an ear of corn

Chinese translation: Means to eat it the same way that you eat corn.

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English term or phrase:Like you would an ear of corn
Chinese translation:Means to eat it the same way that you eat corn.
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16:32 Mar 25, 2004
English to Chinese translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: like you would an ear of corn
She had skewered these squirrels on sticks and roasted them with the heads on over chestnut coals, and that evening A and B and C ate theirs like you would an ear of corn.

(A、B and C are three persons.)
panyuan
means to eat it the same way that you eat corn.
Explanation:
Means to hold it with both hands and eat it from the side just like the same way that you eat corn.

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Will Matter
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5 +3means to eat it the same way that you eat corn.Will Matter


  

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +3
means to eat it the same way that you eat corn.


Explanation:
Means to hold it with both hands and eat it from the side just like the same way that you eat corn.

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Note added at 2004-03-25 16:44:40 (GMT)
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Left to right, back and forth.

Will Matter
United States
Local time: 11:44
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
Grading comment
Thank you!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Chinoise
2 mins
  -> xie xie, peng you.

agree  Danbing HE
19 hrs

agree  chica nueva: as you would eat corn = corn on the cob 玉米棒子; cob = 玉米穗轴 (朗纹筋节次电)
1 day5 hrs
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