Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1

    Thumbs down What's the meaning of:

    I've read on CNN the following statement:
    "Spacewalks for sale
    Space tourists offered 'holy grail of spaceflight'"
    I do not understand what does 'holy grail of spaceflight' mean. Can you explain it to me?

  2. Junior Member
    Interested in Language
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • German
      • Home Country:
      • Germany
      • Current Location:
      • Germany

    • Join Date: Mar 2006
    • Posts: 50

    Re: What's the meaning of:

    Guess it meant to be described as something that people do not really know, to make it something special (more interesting), like advertising.. As a designer or creative person you need to find the right words to animate or create the intention / ambition to buy something that you at least do not really need. In other words to manipulate someone.

  3. DavyBCN's Avatar
    English Teacher
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • Wales
      • Current Location:
      • Rwanda

    • Join Date: Jul 2006
    • Posts: 346

    Re: What's the meaning of:

    It is a phrase used to search for something that is considered to be the ultimate prize.

Similar Threads

  1. Sense and Meaning
    By Infinity in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 14-Oct-2005, 10:39
  2. meaning of "tell"
    By hela in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 03-Oct-2005, 15:39
  3. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 05-Sep-2005, 14:36
  4. UNDERSTAND MEANING...please help
    By Anonymous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 08-Jun-2005, 04:49


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts