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    Which is the meaning of "green thumb"?Thx.

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    It means to be a born gardener

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    Please use standard English.

    Quote Originally Posted by pinkmast3ritza View Post
    What is the meaning of "green thumb"?

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    I have never used green-thumbed to describe someone good at gardening. I have only ever used green-fingered.

    My grandmother was green-fingered and her garden was beautiful.

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    Pondial.
    Green-fingered would sound as odd to us as green thumb sounds to you.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    It means that someone is good at gardening or have talent in it.
    Example: John is a green thumb, you can figure it out from his most beautiful garden in our town.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ackeiyword View Post
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    Example: John has a green thumb.You can figure it out from his most beautiful garden, the most beautiful one in our town.
    I would say "you can tell" instead of "you can figure it out."
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