Interested in Language
Taken from Lance Armsrong's It's not about bike: my journey back to life -
Speaking about his step-father, the author said this
He sold food to grocery stores and he was every cliche of a travelling salesman, but he brought home a second paycheck and helped with the bills.
What is the meaning of "he was every cliche of a travelling salesman" in this sentence?
Have you looked up the word in a dictionary? What part of the definition is causing problems? Do you know the word "archtype"? It's similar.
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.
Well, I think I got the meaning. But still have some question need to be clarified.
So the following sentence is also fine -
"I have every cliche of falling for older women"