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    #1

    meaning of less than ideal

    Lift your tailbone” (in down dog and forward bends).
    This is a cue that’s less than ideal for several reasons:
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 23-Feb-2014 at 11:21. Reason: Reducing unnecessarily large font size

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    Re: meaning of less than ideal

    In this context, the ideal is identical with the best. So "less than ideal" means "not the best". For example:

    "My new job paid very well, but considering the abrasive colleagues I had to deal with, things were less than ideal."
    Last edited by probus; 23-Feb-2014 at 08:10.

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    Re: meaning of less than ideal

    I had to enlarge your text again, njt.

    Did you deliberately reduce the default size?

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    Re: meaning of less than ideal

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I had to enlarge your text again, njt.

    Did you deliberately reduce the default size?
    There is something strange going on. I had to reduce the font size in post #1 because it was enormous! I changed it to Arial size 3.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: meaning of less than ideal

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    There is something strange going on. I had to reduce the font size in post #1 because it was enormous! I changed it to Arial size 3.
    It was so small when I saw it I skipped the question.
    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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    Re: meaning of less than ideal

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Did you deliberately reduce the default size?
    It's copy and paste and has not been pasted as plain text, so it has brought the original code with it and then people have been editing it to try to sort the size out.

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