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  1. aliaa
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    Wink Laid back

    Hi Everybody, when a person describe himself by saying : I am easy going laid back person, I can't understand nor found the meaning of laid back in the dictionary , would you please tell me its meaning, thanks a lot

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    Re: Laid back

    Somebody who is laid back is not nervous or easily excitable.

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  3. aliaa
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    Oh! , I see . Thanks RonBee , but I wonder why this phrasal verb not written in Oxford Dictionary.

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    Re: Laid back

    The phrase laid back is not a phrasal verb but an adjective, like easygoing, nervous, or excitable.

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    Re: Laid back

    as an adjective, it is 'a laid-back person', with a hyphen.


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    Re: Laid back

    Quote Originally Posted by bianca View Post
    as an adjective, it is 'a laid-back person', with a hyphen.

    Additionally (if so):
    Laidbackness, laid-back, etc. are very informal!

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    Re: Laid back

    An approximate informal antonym is "uptight".

    A laid-back person lies back in his chair. An uptight person sits up straight on the edge of his seat.

    MrP

  6. aliaa
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    Re: Laid back


    Thanks a lot , you are very wonderful people , that was a very great help for me.

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    Re: Laid back

    hi dude heres a egsample of a laid back person
    in fights the person tends to keep out and not to get involved
    the way a person sits and acts can refire if they are laid back or not the person is normally very carm xx

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    Re: Laid back

    Welcome, xsarahx.

    We welcome your help, but if you are not a teacher you need to say that in your post somewhere.

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    Here's an example of a laid-back person. In fights, the person tends to keep out of the disagreement, not get involved; the way a person sits and acts can refire if they are laid back or not the person is normally very calm.

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