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    an idiom

    what does"receiving a poor press" means?

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    Re: an idiom

    Getting bad write-ups in the newspapers.


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    Re: an idiom

    Welcome to Using English.

    Quote Originally Posted by m.aref View Post
    What does "receiving a poor press" means?
    If you get "bad press" it means bad things are written about you in the newspaper.

    There is no "a" before "press."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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