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1. For some reason, it is necessary that the plane land in a few minutes. The speaker does not control the circumstance that is forcing the landing. Also, "must X" is somewhat formal, and so very strong -- "has to" would be weaker.
2. He is insane, but sometimes he seems sane.
3. Look: To direct one's gaze. It is possible to look toward something, but not see it.See: To sense with one's eyes.Watch: To look at something and see it for a period of time. You can watch something without really being interested (like TV).
4. I don't know what you mean by "rang straight". "Can/could + feeling verb" can either mean for an instant, or for a while.
May 17, 2005, 6:21am
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