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SHE IS A WOMAN OF SUBSTANCE.
IN THIS SENTENCE WHAT IS A MEANING OF SUBSTANCE.
HE TRIED TO OUTRAGE HER MODESTY.
IN THIS SENTENCE PLS TELL ME THE MEANING OF OUTRAGE,MODESTY.
PLS REPLY ME ASAP.
Ryan:1. a man/woman/person of substance = someone with a large amount of money or property
2. I know 'outrage' and 'modesty' but together, I think they mean something else. I would let others help.
Guest:Formally, outrage one's modesty refers to sexual harassment . This term is commomly used in SE Asian media .
Anonymous:women of substance:: according to my knowlegde it means beauty with brains.
women of substance:: according to my knowlegde it means beauty with brains.
Sorry, no. It's a standard expression that almost always means 'wealthy women'. Please read the earlier explanations.
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