We crossed the road, and were pressing on towards her, when it occurred to me that she might be more disposed to feel a woman’s interest in the lost girl, if we spoke to her in a quieter place, aloof from the crowd, and where we should be less observed.
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People who don’t know her, think she is aloof from the rest of the team, but she is just focused on the game.
She focuses on her work and is aloof from office politics.