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    meaning of "note"

    What does "note" mean in the following phrases?

    - On a personal note

    - On a good note

    - On a happy note




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    Re: meaning of "note"

    I am not a teacher.

    Like a musical note.

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    Re: meaning of "note"

    Quote Originally Posted by paris 06 View Post
    What does "note" mean in the following phrases?

    - On a personal note

    - On a good note

    - On a happy note




    Thank you.

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****


    Paris,


    (1) The New Oxford American Dictionary (2001) says that one

    definition of "note" is: a particular quality or tone that reflects

    or expresses a mood or attitude. Its example:

    The decade could have ended on an optimistic note.

    (2) The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (1969)

    gives this definition:

    A tone, sign, or suggestion that reveals a quality. Its example:

    A note of gaiety [cheerfulness].

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