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Tara2
Posted: Saturday, October 6, 2018 9:27:11 AM

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Hi
What does "solid" meam?
"We calculated all the figures and came to one solid answer."
Hope123
Posted: Saturday, October 6, 2018 9:29:19 AM

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Tara2 wrote:
Hi
What does "solid" meam?
"We calculated all the figures and came to one solid answer."


https://www.thefreedictionary.com/solid

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thar
Posted: Saturday, October 6, 2018 9:45:04 AM

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Solid has a literal meaning:



So as a metaphor, solid means firm, strong, not changing or moving. Once you have made a decision it is fixed and won't change.


If something is described as liquid, or fluid, it means it will change as the situation changes, and won't stay the same.
Tara2
Posted: Saturday, October 6, 2018 1:51:53 PM

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thar wrote:
Solid has a literal meaning:



So as a metaphor, solid means firm, strong, not changing or moving. Once you have made a decision it is fixed and won't change.


If something is described as liquid, or fluid, it means it will change as the situation changes, and won't stay the same.

Thank you thar for the good explanation
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