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Old 15-02-20, 07:28   #1
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I was rewatching the 2001 movie the other night.. And I still don't understand this line?

I can't find the scene on YouTube for reference, but it's after Lara finds the clock underneath the stairs, and Bryce is carefully taking the clock apart- with Hillary annoyed at how long he is taking.
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Old 15-02-20, 09:04   #2
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I was rewatching the 2001 movie the other night.. And I still don't understand this line?

I can't find the scene on YouTube for reference, but it's after Lara finds the clock underneath the stairs, and Bryce is carefully taking the clock apart- with Hillary annoyed at how long he is taking.
Meaning that the clock is not a clock it self but a "shell" (or camuflage) to hide the real clock inside.
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Still a very strange way to word it .
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That line has always made sense to me
However, because I'm not a native english speaker myself I'm struggling to know whether a particular wording would come across as unusual or weird to a native speaker.
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It's a misdirect. Like already said it's hiding the clock inside, like camouflage.
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I had interpenetrated it as not only the outside of the clock being camouflage, but the inside too. The "real" clock (aka the artifact) is hidden among the internals of the decorative clock, e.g. gears and metal bits, which look like the artifact itself.
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