|GPY "burgers" is another spelling of "burghers", meaning townspeople.|
I understand "authors" to refer to the people who supposedly performed "mysteries and miracles".
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|jaleh yes, you're right! it's a chpter heading in the book "Linear algebra for dummies"|
thank you for your explanation and attention
ok, from now on l'll send seperate post for a new question
|teechr Yes, you're right! it's a chapter heading in the book "Linear Algebra for Dummies."|
Thank you for your explanation and attention.
ok, OK, from now on I'll send write/make a separate post for a new question.
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fatimah0786He is an institution in himself." Is...I don't like it.
fatimah0786Could you please answer?
fatimah0786What does the phrase mean in simple...This phrase is paying a high tribute to the person. It is equating an individual to a whole institution. It means he was in some way a very special person in his own field; that he made a significant contribution; or that he had ...
|fatimah0786 Thanks for the quick response. |
I was in doubt whether we could use it in a negative sense? Can we say "When it comes to high handedness she is an institution in her own right." If we can't, then what would be the antonym for the phrase, since ...
fatimah0786Can we say "When it comes to high...Yes, but beware of the sarcasm involved (because describing someone as an "institution" is usually used for praise).
fatimah0786every phrase has its negative...I'm not so sure about that. ...
|teechr The usual is "sins" in that context. Where did you come across that? "Guilt" is an uncountable noun.|
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