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    Question any body can help me??thanks in advance!!

    what is the meaning of "it's not in the stars"!

    it is from a dialog that talking about the company's product.maybe it is about the quality???i am not sure!



    thanks in advance!!!
    Last edited by imthinker; 30-Aug-2010 at 16:56.

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    Re: it's not in the stars

    It means it is not fated to happen. From the belief that the position of stars and other objects in the sky can tell a person's fortune.


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    Re: it's not in the stars

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    It means it is not fated to happen. From the belief that the position of stars and other objects in the sky can tell a person's fortune.
    alright ,that is it!thank you!!!

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    Re: any body can help me??thanks in advance!!

    Your question has been answered, but can I ask that in future posts you use correct capitalisation. There was not a single capital letter in either of your posts.

    Reminder:

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    Capitalise the word "I" at all times.
    Capitalise the first letter of all proper nouns (William Shakespeare, London Bridge, Manchester United).

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    Re: it's not in the stars

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    It means it is not fated to happen. From the belief that the position of stars and other objects in the sky can tell a person's fortune.
    thank you for your reply,and i have to ask if it is the only meaning of "it is not in the stars"? i mean ,if the "stars" represent the quality? just as you know the 5 stars is the best hotel . so do you think it is possible that "it is not in the stars" means it is not so good in quality??


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    Re: any body can help me??thanks in advance!!

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Your question has been answered, but can I ask that in future posts you use correct capitalisation. There was not a single capital letter in either of your posts.

    Reminder:

    Capitalise the first letter of every sentence.
    Capitalise the word "I" at all times.
    Capitalise the first letter of all proper nouns (William Shakespeare, London Bridge, Manchester United).

    Thank you.
    Ok ,I will !
    Thank you!lol

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    Re: it's not in the stars

    Quote Originally Posted by imthinker View Post
    thank you for your reply,and i have to ask if it is the only meaning of "it is not in the stars"? i mean ,if the "stars" represent the quality? just as you know the 5 stars is the best hotel . so do you think it is possible that "it is not in the stars" means it is not so good in quality??
    No, I think it's unlikely that it has anything to do with a quality rating, I think Dave's answer was the right one.

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    Re: any body can help me??thanks in advance!!

    Quote Originally Posted by imthinker View Post
    Ok ,I will !
    Thank you!lol
    Thank you! It's good to get into the habit of doing this now, as the longer you write/type without capitalisation the more difficult it becomes to change the habit.

    Two more points:

    1) You do not put a space before a comma, but you do put one after a comma. The same goes for a full stop, question mark, exclamation mark. Look at your "Ok ,I will !" sentence. It should read "OK, I will!"

    2) "OK" is written all in capitals.


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    Re: any body can help me??thanks in advance!!

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Your question has been answered, but can I ask that in future posts you use correct capitalisation. There was not a single capital letter in either of your posts.

    Reminder:

    Capitalise the first letter of every sentence.
    Capitalise the word "I" at all times.
    Capitalise the first letter of all proper nouns (William Shakespeare, London Bridge, Manchester United).

    Thank you.
    Would you please tell me what do you think about the "it is not in stars"?

    Thanks in advance!

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    Re: any body can help me??thanks in advance!!

    Quote Originally Posted by imthinker View Post
    Would you please tell me what do you think about the "it is not in stars"?

    Thanks in advance!
    I agree with both the previous replies. It's a reference to astrology. If something is said to be "in the stars" then it means that it is meant/destined to happen.

    Some people believe that the stars can foretell the future (astrology), so if they think that something is "in the stars", they mean that it can be "seen" in the astrological configuration of the stars (and planets). If you believe in that sort of thing!

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