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    a deeper agenda

    A: How do you like Jane Spencer"s new thriller novel?
    B: I think she has a deeper agenda than mere cheap thrills, for a change.

    I think "having a deeper agenda than ~" is an idiom.
    I've looked up my dictionary, but there wasn't such kind of expression.
    Please tell me what it meas.

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    Re: a deeper agenda

    She has a more important purpose in writing this novel - she had some sort of message she wanted her readers to understand, instead of just writing entertainment.

    An agenda is your plan, what you want to accomplish.

    Look up "hidden agenda" and you'll get a sense of how else agenda can be used.

    [a writer, not a teacher]


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    Re: a deeper agenda

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    She has a more important purpose in writing this novel - she had some sort of message she wanted her readers to understand, instead of just writing entertainment.

    An agenda is your plan, what you want to accomplish.

    Look up "hidden agenda" and you'll get a sense of how else agenda can be used.

    [a writer, not a teacher]

    Thank you so much.
    Without your help, I would have misunderstood the meaning of the sentence.

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    Re: a deeper agenda

    Glad to help!

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