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    'low-key'

    Hello!

    If I say "It was a really low-key place to spend my holiday", does it mean that I'm talking about some quiet, serene, relaxing place?

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    Re: 'low-key'

    Quote Originally Posted by undeddy View Post
    Hello!

    If I say "It was a really low-key place to spend my holiday", does it mean that I'm talking about some quiet, serene, relaxing place?
    ***NOT A TEACHER***Maybe. But "low-key(ed) place" could also mean a place that does not try to attract a lot of attention. Perhaps a rather simple place. Not super fancy. Not super expensive. Maybe "modest" would be another appropriate word.


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    Meaning:

    Hi,

    Meaning:Restrained in style or quality

    Ex:a little masterpiece of low-key eloquence"

    Thanks

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    Re: 'low-key'

    Undeddy,
    Your explanation is pretty good.

    ~Phrasemix

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