Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: means by

  1. #1
    Flyby is offline Junior Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Korean
      • Home Country:
      • Europe
      • Current Location:
      • UK
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Posts
    49
    Post Thanks / Like

    means by

    i do not understand the meanding of the sentence in bold.

    [ Every jazz player knows what he or she menas by improvision. And all writers know what they mean by improvision.]

  2. #2
    Raymott's Avatar
    Raymott is online now VIP Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Academic
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • Australia
      • Current Location:
      • Australia
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    20,168
    Post Thanks / Like

    Re: means by

    Quote Originally Posted by Flyby View Post
    i do not understand the meanding of the sentence in bold.

    [ Every jazz player knows what he or she menas by improvision. And all writers know what they mean by improvision.]
    I think you mean "improvisation".

  3. #3
    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    19,448
    Post Thanks / Like

    Re: means by

    Quote Originally Posted by Flyby View Post
    i do not understand the meanding of the sentence in bold.

    [ Every jazz player knows what he or she means by improvisation. And all writers know what they mean by improvisation.]

    To improvise in the context of music means to play spontaneously and without preparation; in the context of writing, it means to use what is available.

Similar Threads

  1. means a lot for
    By Natalie5 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-Mar-2007, 14:42
  2. What means 'nursing'?
    By PINKGREAT in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 26-Feb-2007, 12:46
  3. Means Test
    By nyggus in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-Jan-2007, 19:49
  4. question: what means "spirits were buoyed"
    By Anonymous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 14-Sep-2004, 13:57
  5. method, means, way, approach
    By Anonymous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 05-Mar-2003, 16:24

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •