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Post time 2007-4-18 20:36:20 |Display all floors
A student gunman originally from South Korea was behind the deadliest massacre in U.S. history, killing 32 people on the campus of Virginia Tech, before taking his own life, police said.

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Post time 2007-4-18 23:16:46 |Display all floors
= responsible for, I guess.  I don't think it is the most appropriate word to use here, though.

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Post time 2007-4-19 00:23:50 |Display all floors
JL, thanks for your comment.

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Post time 2007-4-19 05:56:31 |Display all floors
behind:作为引起......的潜在原因。

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Post time 2007-4-19 10:32:51 |Display all floors
Originally posted by clearwater at 2007-4-18 04:56 PM
behind:作为引起......的潜在原因。


or 背后推手之类。That's why I don't think it's the appropriate word in this context.

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Post time 2007-4-19 11:06:58 |Display all floors
谢谢两位!

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Post time 2007-4-19 11:29:27 |Display all floors
here "behind" means: responsible for a plan , idea etc. or organizing something: The police believe a local gang is behind the killings.:)

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