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walk over uninvited

I don't know how to get rid of my pest of a neighbor. I moved to this community three years ago, after my divorce. I befriended "Joyce," a woman in her 70s who lives two doors down. Joyce won't leave me alone. When I entertain my fiance or friends, she is sure to walk over uninvited and interrupt us. walk over uninvitedはどのような意味でしょうか?よろしくお願いします


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walk over のイメージは「ずかずかやって来る」。家の境界線を(勝手に)越えてやって来る。uninvitedは分詞構文 being uninvited のbeingが省略されたもので、副詞的用法でwalk overを修飾していると解釈できます。結果、 「呼ばれてもいないのにずかずかとやって来る」と言うような意味になります。




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丁寧に書くとするならば、"walk over to my house uninvited" 、つまり「筆者が婚約者や友人を家に呼んでもてなしていると、誘って(招いて)もいないのに、隣人のジョイスが毎度のように顔を出して邪魔をする」ということです。



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