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A question of meaning, for a change

Posted by Miri Barak on April 21, 2004

In Reply to: A question of meaning, for a change posted by Henry on April 21, 2004

: : An alley is a narrow street or lane, most often, but not always, running beside or behind buildings.

: Perhaps he means that he's working in a relatively primitive place rather than a high-tech laboratory.

Thank you both.
I think she's got it as Henry Higgins once said.
they are on the way to success and everybody interested in what they did, but they actually working in a simple place, still at the beginning and before the big success.
I somehow did not see it literally, but I think you are right.

thank you very much