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    pretension

    Hi,

    Can you tell me how to understand the "pretensions" in this sentence?


    You have no pretensions to the title.


    Thanks a lot

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    Re: pretension

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    Hi,

    Can you tell me how to understand the "pretensions" in this sentence?


    You have no pretensions to the title.


    Thanks a lot
    Hi Silverobama,

    In this sentence, pretension (it sounds more natural in the singular to me) is equivalent to claim, as you will see if you follow the link:
    pretension - definition of pretension by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.. That is: you have no right to say that the title is/should be yours.

    Hope it helps.

    Greetings,

    Charliedeut

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    Re: pretension

    Thanks a lot, any comments on the form of the word? Plural or singular?

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    Re: pretension

    Anyone can help?

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    Re: pretension

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    Thanks a lot, any comments on the form of the word? Plural or singular?
    charliedeut is right.

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