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Thread: use of phrase

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    abid_mateen05 Guest

    Angry use of phrase

    sir,
    i want to know what this phrase means
    ---the schoolmaster is abroad----
    and how to use it . thanks

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    "abroad" means overseas.

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    It could also possibly mean that the schoolmaster is moving around the location; in other words, the students had better be careful and behave, though this is a failry old usage of the word.

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