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    as bold as bold could be = ?

    "This guy is as bold as bold could be," said star Michael Keaton, referring to director and co-writer Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu.

    What does it mean in red?

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    Re: as bold as bold could be = ?

    It means he was very very bold.

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    Re: as bold as bold could be = ?

    as bold as, the "as" describes the bold, "adjective"?
    as bold could be, it describes he will be bold very much?

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    Re: as bold as bold could be = ?

    "As bold as bold could be" means "As bold as bold gets (becomes)". However bold he is, men don't get any bolder.

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    Re: as bold as bold could be = ?

    May I simply take 'as (adjective) as (adjective) could be' to mean 'most (adjective)'?

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    Re: as bold as bold could be = ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    "As bold as bold could be" means "As bold as bold gets (becomes)". However bold he is, men don't get any bolder.
    Hello native speaker,

    Can I say "Matthew wai is as bold as bold at asking native speaker question about English on the Internet"?

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    Re: as bold as bold could be = ?

    No.

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    Re: as bold as bold could be = ?

    What's wrong?
    Don't make sense?

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    Re: as bold as bold could be = ?

    "As bold as bold" is not idiomatic English.

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    Re: as bold as bold could be = ?

    MikeNewYork was as bold as love in his girlfriend.

    Does it make sense? Or correct?

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