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    Silverobama is offline Senior Member
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    Default What does this sentence mean?

    Hi,

    What does the following mean?


    You could imagine what a boost to the ego that was.


    Thanks a lot

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    Default Re: What does this sentence mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    Hi,

    What does the following mean?


    You could imagine what a boost to the ego that was.


    Thanks a lot
    ego = self-esteem; feeling of your own importance
    boost = increase

    something is a boost to the ego = something increases in you the feeling of your own importance

    what = What (a lovely dress!)

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    Default Re: What does this sentence mean?

    I am sorry I still don't understand.

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    Post Re: What does this sentence mean?

    I AM NOT A TEACHER.

    This means that you went from being down to feeling confident.
    Ego = Self-Esteem = Confident.

    Some people have a really low self-esteem, meaning they are not confident that they “can” accomplish something important in their lives.

    So, if someone tells you. “Come on” you can do it! Someone has believed in you. – This is a boost to your self-esteem, to your ego. Someone gave you the opportunity to accomplish something. And you do it! You did it! That is a boost to your ego.

    Example.
    Carmen, my boss told me that I did a really good job yesterday, you have no idea what a boost to my ego that was, I feel more confident now.
    Last edited by indonica; 24-Jan-2011 at 09:47.

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