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Context when answering questions

I am going through a Genki exercise (Genki 1, page 163) and there is a picture of a man, with questions on the side. For example, "暇ですか". Would this usually mean it is asking about the man or yourself?...
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第3月曜日 3rd Monday or Monday in the third week

第3月曜日 I'm not sure the actual meaning. 3rd Monday that some month may not have this day ( Monday that the date is the third ) for clearer explainantion in picture below Monday that is in the third ...
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目が小さいですか Interpretation

目が小さいですか This is found in the Genki 1 textbook (page 144). When I read it I thought it meant "Do you have short eyesight?", but when I use two translator apps they both say it means "Do you have ...
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Does [契る] apply to marriage? [closed]

Like is this used in context of marriage?
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Meaning and nuance of 身を包む

I found the sentence バスから降りた、制服に身を包んだ少年少女たちは全員この門をくぐり抜けていく。 translated as: All the boys and girls in uniform got off the bus and passed through the gate. What would be the difference with ...