Heartless draught

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rusalka_bg

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Serbian
Is this something metaphorically said? Please explain or rephrase. I'm not sure I understand the meaning of "draught" here.

Some guy is in love with a cold-hearted girl, but finally he gives up having realized that was a lost cause.

"She blew past me like a gust of cold wind, but my yearning heart still ran after the heartless draught."

Thanks!
 
  • Matching Mole

    Senior Member
    England, English
    Yes, it is a metaphor. The writer refers to the girl as a "draught" (a movement of air) after comparing her passage to a gust of cold wind.
     

    cycloneviv

    Senior Member
    English - Australia
    He's extending the metaphor he used earlier, when likened her to "a gust of cold wind".

    This is from the Word Reference dictionary:

    6 draft, draught

    a current of air (usually coming into a room or vehicle)

    EDIT: Snap, Matching Mole. :)
     
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