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    Lightbulb "A bedroom, kitchen and bath were adequate shelter for his living needs."

    Hello,
    In the following, "living" is noun or adjective?!
    "A bedroom, kitchen and bath were adequate shelter for his living needs."
    what does it mean according to the following links?!

    http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie...glish/living_2
    Does it mean " the needs that is necessary to live a life"?!
    Last edited by nininaz; 16-Feb-2015 at 20:51.

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    #2

    Re: "A bedroom, kitchen and bath were adequate shelter for his living needs."

    I can't see the quoted sentence in the link you posted.

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    Re: "A bedroom, kitchen and bath were adequate shelter for his living needs."

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I can't see the quoted sentence in the link you posted.
    Sorry, I have edited my post.

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    #4

    Re: "A bedroom, kitchen and bath were adequate shelter for his living needs."

    Where is the quoted sentence?

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    #5

    Re: "A bedroom, kitchen and bath were adequate shelter for his living needs."

    It appears that the quoted sentence was written by somebody else. Who wrote it? It's not natural.

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    Re: "A bedroom, kitchen and bath were adequate shelter for his living needs."

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    It appears that the quoted sentence was written by somebody else. Who wrote it? It's not natural.
    "A bedroom, kitchen and bath were adequate shelter for his living needs."
    Source: 504 words, edition 6, lesson 12

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    #7

    Re: "A bedroom, kitchen and bath were adequate shelter for his living needs."

    As it is written, "living" is an adjective.

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    Re: "A bedroom, kitchen and bath were adequate shelter for his living needs."

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    As it is written, "living" is an adjective.
    Thanks. But, why can't I find the meaning from the below link?
    http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/living_1
    none of them make sense.

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    Re: "A bedroom, kitchen and bath were adequate shelter for his living needs."

    You need a new dictionary.

    The phrase "living space/needs" is very common in English.

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    Re: "A bedroom, kitchen and bath were adequate shelter for his living needs."

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    You need a new dictionary.

    The phrase "living space/needs" is very common in English.
    Could you please give me the new dictionary's link?!

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