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    #1

    Cool high standard

    Hello,

    Can we say " I sell high standard paintings"?

    Thank you
    W

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    #2

    Re: high standard

    [NOT A TEACHER]

    I sell high quality paintings

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    #3

    Re: high standard

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    It's used more this way - I have high standards, they have high standards, the Marines have high standards. Standards are expectations. I expect my students to do well on tests - I have high standards and expect them to have high standards as well.
    So, how would you say this?

    " I sell high quality paintings?"

    Thank you
    >W

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    #4

    Re: high standard

    I'll try, but I'm not sure it would be a good choice.

    I sell finest paintings.

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    Re: high standard

    Quote Originally Posted by fighting spirit View Post
    I'll try, but I'm not sure it would be a good choice.

    I sell the finest paintings.
    That's no better, for the same reasons that Gillnetter pointed out.

    You could say 'I sell expensive paintings', which is what the writer is clearly trying hard to avoid saying.

    Nobody could argue with that.

    Rover

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    #6

    Re: high standard

    What about "I sell fine art".

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