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In the following paragraph, I don't understand the meaning of

'He points out a tic in her German or a run in her stocking'.please explain to me.

"Some days she broods; some days she forgets. She is only human herself. At odd moments, Heinrich gently reminds her of that datum. He points out a tic in her German or a run in her stocking. They laugh together."

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steven wua tic in her German

A minor error of grammar or pronunciation when she is speaking in German

steven wua run in her stocking

Where the stocking has unraveled in a straight line from being snagged on something sharp.

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steven wuHe points out a tic in her German or a run in her stocking

This shows that Heinrich is in the habit of noticing her minor faults and telling her about them.

CJ

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