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    Smile meaning

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    What's the meaning of this expression:

    Smith initially refused to take part in it out of respect for his family's heritage

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    At first he wouldn't do it because he thought it would damage his family's heritage or reputation. What's the wider context? It is impossible to know who the family are and what he refused to do.

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