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    hi,

    I have met the idiom "a back number". Who can tell me its meaning? The sentence was like this" Whoever called Charles Thorpe a back number is badly informed. He still has considerable influence in the company.


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    It meands 'dated/out of style, fashion, touch'.

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    It means influence afterwards.

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