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    Red face expression

    Hello, I would like to know what the underlined expression means.

    "A man of many gaps, Toscanini had a leadership style that was fashioned by the times he lived through."

    Does the word "gaps" mean something like "times" here? Thank you.
    Last edited by ootr1022; 24-Nov-2016 at 13:39.

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    Re: A man of many gaps

    I would guess that it means that he was not consistent in his leadership.

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