Tumble back

Discussion in 'العربية (Arabic)' started by aisha93, May 10, 2013.

  1. aisha93

    aisha93 Senior Member

    السلام عليكم

    ما معنى هذه العبارة هنا؟

    Slick (adj): (of a surface) Smooth, wet, and slippery
    - she tumbled back against the slick, damp wall

  2. إسكندراني

    إسكندراني Senior Member

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    عربي (مصر)ـ | en (gb)
    Do you know what tumbleweed is?
    is the usual meaning.
    But this is a weird expression, and I assume the author wants to say she leant against it carelessly (as opposed to carefully).

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