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Time asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 8 months ago

 Can you help me with English please?

Scrawled beside the grade was the comment "Not badly written, but ill-conceived."

What does "scrawled" and "beside" mean in this case?

Thank you!

2 Answers

  • 8 months ago
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    'Scrawl' means to write something quickly and clumsily, or handwriting that's hard to read (like my handwriting).

    When a student hands in a paper to his teacher, the teacher reads it and writes a grade on the top.  Often there might be a brief comment written next to the grade (or 'beside' the grade), like 'Good!' or 'Keep up the good work!' or 'You could do better than this'.

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  • Lôn
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Written untidily next to.......

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