[General] I make a mean sandcastle.

lyyfeb707

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We're at the beach so you should meet us here! I make a mean sandcastle.

I am not sure about the meaning of the following sentence.

I make "a mean sandcastle."

Thanks.
 
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Tdol

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Re: Help

The speaker can make a high-quality/impressive sandcastle.
 

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Re: Help

We're at the beach, so you should meet us here! I make a mean sandcastle.
Hello ivyfeb707, and welcome to the forum. :)

In the above, "mean" is an attributive (comes before the noun) adjective.

Take a look at explanation #4 for "mean" as an adjective in the following link,
https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/mean

and at "mean" as an adjective meaning "good" in the following link.
http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/mean

You may also want to bookmark the links to those dictionary websites for future reference.
 

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lyyfeb707, as you can see, I have changed your thread title. Titles should include some/all of the words/phrases you are querying.
 
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