Channing clenched her jaw: ninety pounds of china

sobhan

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“They say everything’s okay, that I’m safe.” Channing clenched her jaw: ninety pounds of china.
“I’m not okay.”
What does "Channing clenched her jaw: ninety pounds of china" mean?
Source: Redemption Road by John Hart
For the record, Channing has been in a basement tortured by two black men that Elizabeth arrived. She likes Channing and now Channing feels bad because her family take her as a child.
 
  • Loob

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    English UK
    "Ninety pounds" suggests she's small; "china" suggests she's fragile.
     
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