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    A lesson to be learned.

    Dear teachers,
    Could you explain to be what does it mean that something is 'a lesson to be learned'?
    Can I say that somebody's biography is a threat and source of knowledge for others in that way?

    Thank you in advance:)

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    Re: A lesson to be learned.

    It normally means that we should change or improve the way we do something because we have seen something very negative occur through our negligence, disorganisation, etc.

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