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The Colonel

The Colonel


by Carolyn Forché

The Colonel: The Violent Planet: Dictionary and Phrase Book True or False

1. A pointed look from a friend means: -> Say nothing
2. When the colonel says "I'm tired of fooling around," he means: -> He's dropping the Mr. Nice Guy act.
3. "How do you enjoy the country?" means: -> I am just making conversation.
4. "There is no other way to say this" means: -> There is no other way to say this.
5. When the colonel says, "Something for your poetry, no?" it implies: -> He hates her poetry.