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The restaurant is a little off the beaten track, so it won't be crowded. () The farmhouse we stayed in was completely off the beaten track. () They live miles off the beaten track. () All these are examples of definition 1, aren't they? Could you ...
 eg He writes novels. His writing style is a little off the beaten track.
I'd call this a figurative use of the expression.
 
Cliveeg He writes novels. His writing...
In fact, I'd call the expression itself fairly figurative.  ...
 Thanks a lot, Clive and Philip.
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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2272293/Minami-Minegishi-Japanese-pop-star-shaves-hair-ma... National icons: The girl group AKB48 are one of the biggest-selling musical acts in Japan with more than £126million in sales in 2011 Isn't it necessary to put a space between "£126" and "million"?
 Yes
 Thanks a lot, Clive.
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There are just two games left in the 2014 World Cup, a tournament that has been filled with drama and amazing performances, and that managed to capture the attention of fans across the world. Whether you’re new to the sport or a fan who’s followed  ...
 “kept abreast with the sport”
 Thanks a lot, AG.
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... I'm a lightweight ... Does the "lightweight" here mean a person who doesn't drink much?
 In this case, yes. It can also mean the obvious, literal (not heavy), but it is also used in terms of preference of music and a myriad of other uses. It can just mean not heavily involved in.
 Thanks a lot for the response, Philip.
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http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/real-estate/2014/05/8546173/port-authority-plans-public-pri... Agency leaders, however, said the decision was consistent with what they said last month: That any new financing arrangement must benefit both the Port Authority and the private sector; must mitigate risks to the agency; and must provide fair ...
 
HUBLOTIs it possible to say "agreed"...
Do you mean '... the decision agreed with what they said...'? We don't really 'agree with' ourselves, so 'No'. That is not a good idea. ...
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