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    some worthy person wishes to endow a chair in finance at your uni

    what does this sentence mean?

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    Re: some worthy person wishes to endow a chair in finance at your uni

    Hello, facecatwt.

    Are you sure it is "worthy", and not "wealthy"?

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    Re: some worthy person wishes to endow a chair in finance at your uni

    On second thoughts, I feel "worthy" also makes sense - "a worthy person" can be interpreted as "a person who deserves it".
    I'm interested in the 'endow a chair' part.
    SoothingDave's response is very informative here (post #6): https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/a...ssor-mean.html

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    Re: some worthy person wishes to endow a chair in finance at your uni

    What is the source of your sentence, facecatwt?

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    Re: some worthy person wishes to endow a chair in finance at your uni

    from one of my commerce textbook

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    Re: some worthy person wishes to endow a chair in finance at your uni

    Quote Originally Posted by facecatwt View Post
    It is from one of my commerce textbooks.
    Facecatwt, it is important that you follow the rules of written English at all times.

    - Write full sentences.
    - Start every sentence with a capital letter.
    - End every sentence with a single appropriate punctuation mark.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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