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    Peter Xiong is offline Newbie
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    Default what's the meaning of this sentence?

    Dears,

    I read a sentence in a textbook, "He was a better scholar than was usual in those days."
    =In those days, he did better when he acted as a scholar,i.e. he was worse on other aspects, for example, as a father, or a husband. ??

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    Default Re: what's the meaning of this sentence?

    He was better than most other scholars in those days.

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    Default Re: what's the meaning of this sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Xiong View Post
    Dears, Unnecessary.

    I read a sentence in a textbook, "He was a better scholar than was usual in those days."
    =In those days, he did better when he acted as a scholar,i.e. he was worse on other aspects, for example, as a father, or a husband. ??

    Thanks, Unnecessary. Just click the Like button when you get a reply which you find helpful.

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