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    Wink what does this mean?

    I came across this on facebook and it's written by a native speaker of English:

    What I wouldn't give for a personal subscription to the Canadian Modern Language Review . .


    What does it exactly mean? Is there a set phrase/structure here?

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    Default Re: what does this mean?

    "What I wouldn't give for..." is a fixed construction. It means "I would give anything, no matter how high the cost, for ...", i.e, "I would like it very much".
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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