bone-rattling

Discussion in 'English Only' started by Simoro, Mar 4, 2008.

  1. Simoro Junior Member

    Italy, Italian
    Hi,
    what is a "bone-rattling rush-our ride" in a subway? I mean, I can't understand the meaning of "bone-rattling". Could it refer to people pushed into the subway, back-to-back?

    Thanks a lot.
     
  2. henryhiggins Senior Member

    USA English
    The car bounced and vibrated, shaking the occupants as though their bones would rattle.
     
  3. Simoro Junior Member

    Italy, Italian
    Thanks a lot!!! Your explanation is perfect!
     

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