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    #1

    we were not so uppish

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to give me your considered opinion concerning the interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    We were not so uppish about what sort of hotel we would have next time we went to Datchen. (Jerome. K. Jerome, “Three Men in a Boat”)

    we were not so uppish = we were not so lofty/ puffed up

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    #2

    Re: we were not so uppish

    How about fussy?

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    #3

    Re: we were not so uppish

    Hi Tdol,

    Thank you for your adequate suggestion.

    Some individuals are particularly fussy about their food.

    I hate fussy clothes, I prefer a classic and uncluttered style.

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