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    Lightbulb A staple of?

    Hey there,

    What does "a staple of" mean in this sentence "Discounts are a staple of business strategy."?

    Thanks!

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    Re: A staple of?

    It means "an important, and frequently used, part of".
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    Re: A staple of?

    Quote Originally Posted by Grumpy View Post
    It means "an important, and frequently used, part of".
    I see. Thanks!

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