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    #1

    he is no conjurer

    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?

    By the account I have heard of him, he is no conjurer.

    he is no conjurer = there are flies on him, there is lack of alertness in him, he is not a person of great abilities, he is not intelligent

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    #2

    Re: he is no conjurer

    Conjurer is someone who makes things appear, disappear or change by magic to entertain people.

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    Re: he is no conjurer

    This should make one ponder.

    conjurer: Definition from Answers.com

    magician = conjurer, miracle-worker, sorcerer, spellbinder, marvellous,

    marvelous = being or having the character of a miracle; Extraordinarily good.

    miracle =
    one that excites admiring awe

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