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    When I went to cut my hair I asked the hair dresser if it was a busy day. She said "study". What did she mean by saying that? I heard the similar thing at my work place when someone asked about the work load. People say it all time "just study" (not sure about the spelling of the word). Is it just an expression? Plz explain and Thank you.

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    hi Dear JKL
    Though I am not a native speaker of English, I think you mean --steady-- which means --supported or balanced--.
    Waiting for the answer with you

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    Hi Norinet

    Thank you for your reply.

    May be you guessed wright. I am still not sure. When you pronounce "steady" does it make sound like "study"? Because when I heard the word (the one I am looking for) from the native speakers it sounded like "study". But I don't think this the wright spelling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jkl View Post
    Hi Norinet

    Thank you for your reply.

    May be you guessed wright. I am still not sure. When you pronounce "steady" does it make sound like "study"? Because when I heard the word (the one I am looking for) from the native speakers it sounded like "study". But I don't think this the right spelling.

    JKL
    "Steady" is the most likely word, meaning that things are neither hectic nor slow. How it is pronounced could be affected by accent.

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    "Steady" is a very common word used to describe customer flow. It means that business is constant throughout the day, with no "rushes" or "dead time" - just a steady flow of customers coming in the door.

    Businesses, restaurants and stores love being "steady" - I am sure your hairdresser likes it, too!

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