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    get the best

    "I get the best out of other people."
    What does it mean?

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    Re: get the best

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    "I get the best out of other people."
    What does it mean?
    What do you think it means?

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    Re: get the best

    Does it mean "exploit somebody"?

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    Re: get the best

    Quote Originally Posted by English4everyone View Post
    Does it mean "exploit somebody"?
    No, not really. To "exploit somebody" has negative connotations, you can get the best out of people by encouraging them, training them etcetera.
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    Re: get the best

    So can we say it means "encourage someone to try harder and be his best"?

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    So can we say it means "encourage someone to try harder and be his best"?
    Yes, you could say that.

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