"The buggy is empty, the bowl is brimful." What can readers infer from this sentence?

Readers can infer from the sentence "The buggy is empty, the bowl is brimful" that Buddy and his cousin have shelled every pecan they gathered for the Christmas fruitcakes they make as gifts every year.

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The context of this sentence is as follows. Buddy and his older cousin have returned home after the hard work of gathering pecans for the Christmas fruitcakes they makes as gifts for people every year. The two of them have loaded a baby buggy full of the pecans they need for the cakes.

The sentence implies that they have completed the second stage of their work: they...

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