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    a nut

    The schoolís dean, who didnít like Gaudi for once criticizing a building he (had designed / designed), failed Gaudi.
    Fortunately, one of Gaudiís professors gave him another chance, and he successfully completed a project designing a fountain.
    Signing Gaudiís diploma, the dean said, ďWho knows (if / that) we have given this diploma to a nut or to a genius? Only time will tell.Ē
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    Does this nut mean "crazy person" or "oddball" or "a stupid guy"?

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    Re: a nut

    In this context, 'crazy person', but it can carry all of those meaning in various contexts.
    Wear short sleeves! Support your right to bare arms!

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