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    Is it appropriate to use 'can mean' to explain 'Kind'? Is there a better way?

    Hi teachers,
    Is it appropriate to use 'can mean' to explain 'Kind'? Is there a better way?
    ‘Kind’ can mean ‘having or showing a friendly, generous, and considerate nature'.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Is it appropriate to use 'can mean' to explain 'Kind'? Is there a better way?

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    Sounds fine. "Can mean" is appropriate because it allows for the possibility of other meanings for 'kind'. (and there are several as I'm sure you know)

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    Re: Is it appropriate to use 'can mean' to explain 'Kind'? Is there a better way?

    Quote Originally Posted by SlickVic9000 View Post
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    Sounds fine. "Can mean" is appropriate because it allows for the possibility of other meanings for 'kind'. (and there are several as I'm sure you know)
    Hi,
    Thank you for your reply. Yes! That's what I want to express, that there are other posibilities.

    L54

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