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    Please explain to me what is the meaning of "bad" in the following sentence.

    "He said that the court had not power to add to the act for the purpose of making this security for the performance of the contract, which was taken by the landowner, bad by reason of the bankruptcy of the builder." Thank you.

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    Re: Bad

    Quote Originally Posted by olegv View Post
    Please explain to me what is the meaning of "bad" in the following sentence.

    "He said that the court had not power to add to the act for the purpose of making this security for the performance of the contract, which was taken by the landowner, bad by reason of the bankruptcy of the builder." Thank you.
    It's a very poor sentence. Where did you find it?

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    Re: Bad

    Thank you. It is an extract from a court judgement

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    Re: Bad

    Quote Originally Posted by olegv View Post
    Thank you. It is an extract from a court judgement
    Has it been translated into English?

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    Re: Bad

    It is an opinion of an English judge

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    Re: Bad

    Quote Originally Posted by olegv View Post
    It is an opinion of an English judge
    Well, he has given an unclear judgement.

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