English Vocabulary

to file

In the Warbucle debacle, scene 4/8, about "to file" Gymglish said 'to file' cannot be used to refer to 'queuing' or 'standing in a line'.

In the Harraps Shorter there is to file, transitiv verb : classer
and to file, intrensitiv verb (to walk in line) marcher a la file, en ligne.

where is the truth?


  • Well, standing is not walking... One of the numerous subtleties of the english language... ;)
  • thank for the answer
  • several files together, that is a matrix, and a new one coming chooses a line, it is a classifying process, isn't it ? ;)

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