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    As most of tailors prepare the orders (pants, shirts, skirts, etc.) with a delay and usually they aren't on time, can we say "Tailors are not people of their word"?

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    Default Re: a man of one's word

    Yes, that's correct.

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    Default Re: a man of one's word

    Quote Originally Posted by English4everyone View Post
    As most of tailors prepare the orders (pants, shirts, skirts, etc.) with a delay and usually they aren't on time, can we say "Tailors are not people of their word"?
    I think that is a bit harsh. If the tailor is honest in all other phases of the interaction, materials, cost, quality, etc., I would say "not good at meeting deadlines".

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