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what's the meaning of " The window is narrow." [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2006-3-27 08:45:50 |Display all floors
When someone says "The window is narrow". What does it mean?

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[ Last edited by imlate at 2006-3-27 09:39 AM ]

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Post time 2006-3-27 10:53:58 |Display all floors

Reply #1 imlate's post

I think it is the window of opportunity is narrow.

Not much good chance.
What's on your mind now........ooooooooooooooo la la....Kind Regards

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Post time 2006-3-27 11:11:15 |Display all floors
means a short period of time to resolve something.

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Post time 2006-3-28 09:18:09 |Display all floors
agree with Caringhk.

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Post time 2006-4-25 15:37:33 |Display all floors

in which context

i think it depends in which context it is ,i prefer the first version,it means your chance is few.you have no chance to check  with your peripheral sight

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Post time 2006-4-25 22:23:49 |Display all floors
is it similar with Chinese old saying: 坐井观天

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Post time 2006-4-26 07:12:14 |Display all floors
Agree with #3... this is probably referring to a "window of time" .. a short period of time in which to do something

Disagree with #6, this English phrase has no relation to the Chinese idiom "坐井观天“

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