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golf handicap ---- fourteen, etc Jeffrey Archer's "False Impression": Whenever you 're abroad and in need of information, book yourself into a good hotel. But don't seek advice from the manager, , and don't bother with the receptionist, only deal with the head concierge. Information is how he makes his living, his salary is incidental. For fifty dollars, Jack learnt everything he needed to know about Mr. Nakamura, even his golf handicap -- fourteen, question: 1.Information is how he makes his living, his salary is incidental, what does this sentence mean in the context? 2. golf handicap --- fourteen thank you for your help
Oct 1, 2012 12:53 AM
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1. Information was how he made his living, the salary was necessary, but not important to him otherwise. 2. A golf handicap is a number of strokes that a player is compensated for depending on his past performance. If player A has no handicap and B has a handicap of 6 strokes, A is obviously better than B, but A must beat B by more than 6 strokes to win if they play in a match other than professional.
October 1, 2012
1. It means he makes most of his money from tips and commissions. 2. A person's golf handicap indicates expected score above par. Of course, he probably could play better than that in actuality.
October 1, 2012
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