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    Smile want everything to be just so

    That's when the door opened and Gunny walked in. I thought he looked a little older than he had earlier. He was the kind of guy who wanted everything to be just so. Having gangsters plunge to a gruesome death from his hotel wasn't part of his perfect picture.
    What does it mean "wanted everything to be just so"? Thanks in advance.

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    Re: want everything to be just so

    Quote Originally Posted by yuriya View Post
    What does it mean "wanted everything to be just so"? Thanks in advance.
    (Not a teacher)
    The Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary has one of the following definitions:
    (formal, esp. Brit) performed or arranged with precision.
    My understanding is that the guy wants everything to be perfect or everything to be after his own heart.

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