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    hi,i have 2 questions. 1=the word NEWS :i want to know about this word,what is it come from?i mean the base of this word,does it mean plural of new events or some thing else?

    2=what do u call the person who (for example when you lend money to sb and he or she doesn't give it back to u in the time he promissed you and ppl prefer not to lend him money because he give it back very late or never) and what is opposite of this word (person who gives money back in time so ppl r satisfied of lending him money)

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    Re: question

    You are right. News means "new things."

    Deadbeat is a common vernacular (slang) term in American English for someone who does not pay his bills. I don't know of a polite word (or its opposite) for this term.

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