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All Quiet on the Western Front
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comprehend
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All Quiet on the Western Front
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  • I look at him without comprehending.
  • Many an evening I have worked over them—we all did something of the kind—but that has become so unreal to me I cannot comprehend it any more.
  • After three weeks it was no longer incomprehensible to us that a braided postman should have more authority over us than had formerly our parents, our teachers, and the whole gamut of culture from Plato to Goethe.
  • They have worries, aims, desires, that I cannot comprehend.
  • The days stand like angels in blue and gold, incomprehensible, above the ring of annihilation.
  • And his opinion is quite typical, here one meets it time and again, and there is nothing with which one can properly counter it, because that is the limit of their comprehension of the factors involved.
  • It was not any recognition of their beauty and their significance that attracted us, but the communion, the feeling of a comradeship with the things and events of our existence, which cut us off and made the world of our parents a thing incomprehensible to us—for then we surrendered ourselves to events and were lost in them, and the least little thing was enough to carry us down the stream of eternity.

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  • I don’t think she comprehends how dangerous this has become.
  • Washington fails to comprehend the change in China’s strategy.

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