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    Does A bad forehand. mean "a crazy bad miscue" (hit the mark by fluke)?

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    Years later, when a child asked her what made her decide to be a scientist instead of a tennis player, she laughed and said, A bad forehand.

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/24/sc...nted=3&_r=1&hp

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    Re: Does A bad forehand. mean "a crazy bad miscue" (hit the mark by fluke)?

    Hi,

    She was making a joke. As you will see here, a forehand is a way of hitting the ball in tennis. One cannot have a hope of performing well in tennis if his/her forehand/backhand/volley are not good enough.

    charliedeut
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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