04 / 11 / 2004
STUFF-2: meaning and examples
Today we continue with the versatile conversational noun stuff
. Yesterday we looked at the meanings a variety of objects or things
and materials or substances used for making something
. Today we will look at the following meanings.
3) Personal qualities or behaviour
4) General information
3) STUFF MEANING PERSONAL QUALITIES OR BEHAVIOUR
I think he has the right stuff
to be a teacher; he's patient, caring and knowledgeable.
It can also refer to negative qualities.
There is a lot of bad stuff
happening in that company.
4) STUFF MEANING GENERAL INFORMATION
That was a boring class; I already knew all the stuff
he talked about.
Tomorrow we will look at a few common expressions used with the word stuff
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