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henry

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jbooski said:
"checkered" past means?

" checkered past/career/history" = a person's past, etc. that contains both successful and not successful periods.

checkered also chequered.
 

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Often with the implication of something a bit unsavoury or unsuitable.
 

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What Tdol said. :wink:

One with a checkered past might be reluctant to talk about that past.

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