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the window looked out onto the terrace #1 (permalink) Tue Mar 22, 2011 13:23 pm   the window looked out onto the terrace
 

"the window looked out onto the terrace"
is it a way of humanization?
can we say: "from the window, he looked out onto the terrace"?
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Re: the window looked out onto the terrace #2 (permalink) Tue Mar 22, 2011 15:21 pm   Re: the window looked out onto the terrace
 

Szky09 wrote:
"the window looked out onto the terrace"
is it a way of humanization?
can we say: "from the window, he looked out onto the terrace"?

The idea in the first sentence is that you had a view onto the terrace from the window. The window isn't actually looking out itself! The second sentence is fine also.

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