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    Default please tell me the meaning of the idiom explained in the massege

    hi,thank you for your website I have watche ROAD TO AVONLEA series and in eoisode 1 I've heard this sentence..please explain me the meaning of it:
    "There is nothing less becoming to a young lady than puffed up airs"

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    Default Re: please tell me the meaning of the idiom explained in the massege

    I'm not familiar with the series, but I suspect it is set at least 100 years ago.
    It means "It's not very attractive for a young lady to act as if she is more important than she really is", or "It doesn't look good for a girl to act posh".
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    hi,thank you very much,it was very kind of you helping me in learning english,I am a learner of english so I have many problems in understanding the idioms,I will count on your help..thank you very much again

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    Default Re: please tell me the meaning of the idiom explained in the massege

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