Results 1 to 2 of 2
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Czech
      • Home Country:
      • Czech Republic
      • Current Location:
      • Czech Republic

    • Join Date: May 2014
    • Posts: 31
    • Post Thanks / Like


    I came across the dedication which I do not fully understand:

    To my father, who never lets go of a good idea.

    I know the idiom let go of something or somebody (which means release…). The man who never let go a good idea – it sounds to me rather like a sort of the offence. The man has no any good idea (he is stupid) and from that reason he never lets go of a good idea. Can you please explain it to me?

    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Apr 2009
    • Posts: 11,782
    • Post Thanks / Like

    Re: dedication

    He has a good idea and is not discouraged or dissuaded from following that idea to its end. Lots of people have ideas, but eventually give them up because it is too hard or takes too long.

Similar Threads

  1. Question on Book Dedication
    By bace258 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 17-May-2013, 14:23
  2. Dedication toward/to
    By khanhhung2512 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 24-May-2012, 15:33
  3. [General] Dedication (help me plz)
    By ucef in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 10-Jun-2011, 16:33
  4. [General] question about book dedication
    By trapanipalermo in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 27-Jan-2011, 22:51
  5. dedication, perseverence, commitment . . .
    By ScaryEders in forum General Language Discussions
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 13-Jun-2005, 07:15


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts