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    Default This camera is a lemon

    This is a question of a middle school, and the answer is 2, but I think lemon means a useless thing rather than a cheat thing, What do you think?

    Q.What is the meaning of the underlined?

    A:This camera is a lemon
    B:What does it mean?
    A:It doesn't work well

    1)an expensive thing 2)a cheat thing 3)a small thing
    4)a useless thing 5)an important thing

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    Default Re: This camera is a lemon

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    This is a question of a middle school, and the answer is 2, but I think lemon means a useless thing rather than a cheat thing, What do you think?

    Q.What is the meaning of the underlined?

    A:This camera is a lemon
    B:What does it mean?
    A:It doesn't work well

    1)an expensive thing 2)a cheat thing 3)a small thing
    4)a useless thing 5)an important thing
    2 is wrong.

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    Default Re: This camera is a lemon

    If I sold you a used car and it didn't work right, wouldn't you feel cheated?

    This question isn't very good. A lemon is a product that does not function as it should. Many states have "lemon laws" which require car dealers to make right or accept for a refund cars that are problematic for the purchaser.

    A lemon car isn't exactly always "useless" more like "unreliable" and "prone to failure" or "defective."

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