a pencil mark running through

Discussion in 'English Only' started by chong lee, May 3, 2016.

  1. chong lee

    chong lee Senior Member

    türkçe
    Hi,
    The quote is from the story "The Oversight" by H. H. Munro.

    I ckecked the meanings but could not find the one makes sense.

    What does "run through" mean there ; thank you.

    "It's like a Chinese puzzle," said Lady Prowche resentfully, staring at a scribbled list of names that spread over two or three loose sheets of notepaper on her writing-table. Most of the names had a pencil mark running through them.
     
  2. heypresto

    heypresto Senior Member

    South East England
    English - England
    The names were crossed out. Something like this perhaps:

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  3. chong lee

    chong lee Senior Member

    türkçe
    Thanks Heypresto.
     

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