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    Question a "zero tolerance" approach

    I prefer Lynne Truss's phraseology: I am a grammar "sticker". And, like Truss, I have a "zero tolerance" approach to grammar mistakes that make people look stupid.

    What does "approach" mean in the context? Thanks!

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    Re: a "zero tolerance" approach

    It means "method"

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    Re: a "zero tolerance" approach

    I think you meant "stickler" instead of "sticker".

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    Re: a "zero tolerance" approach

    I take approach to mean stance, standpoint or attitude.

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    Re: a "zero tolerance" approach

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I take approach to mean stance, standpoint or attitude.
    Yes, I agree. But taking a zero tolerance attitude (or adopting some other mental stance) is not likely to do much unless you act on it, which then makes it a method.

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