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    Red face What is "salt air"?

    Hi teacher, how are you?

    I have one doubt.

    I was reading a blog and in it was written "Salt air no care".

    What does that mean?

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    Re: What is "salt air"?

    Welcome to the forum, Vanessa.
    Quote Originally Posted by Vanebar View Post

    I was reading a blog and in it was written "Salt air no care".

    What does that mean?
    It probably means 'The air is salty but I don't care'.

    More context would help. What was the blog about? Who wrote it?

    Use only one question mark at a time.

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    Re: What is "salt air"?

    It sounds like something an avid sailor might write to indicate that sailing makes one's cares (problems) go away.

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    Re: What is "salt air"?

    Along the same lines, that phrase makes me think of something someone might say on a seaside holiday.

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    Re: What is "salt air"?

    I, too, would assume it's the same as "sea air". In Victorian times in the UK, ill people were frequently advised to go to the seaside for a holiday to "take the sea air". Many people find that when they are near water, they are happier so "no care" would mean that they have no worries while they are by the sea.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: What is "salt air"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Eckaslike View Post
    Along the same lines, that phrase makes me think of something someone might say on a seaside holiday.
    What do you mean the phrase in red?
    I can't understand. Please help...

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    Re: What is "salt air"?

    Not A Teacher

    Along the same lines, means a similar idea to a previous one.
    In this case MikeNewYork has suggested that the "salt air" might refer to a sailor and the sea and Ecaslike has suggested a similar idea about the sea coast and holidays.
    "Salt air" invokes the idea of the sea to English speakers.

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