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    #1

    above

    A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow always in hope of romance and adventure. He would have you believe he was a scientist, a musician, a Duke, a polo player. However he is not above robbing a baby of his candy.

    What does "above" mean here?

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    Jason

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    Re: above

    See http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/above_1 Definition#7

    Not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: above

    See #5 under preposition here:

    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/above

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    #4

    Re: above

    Could you please aknowledge your source? Since you have trouble understanding it, I understand the writing is not yours.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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