takeaway Hello, Can anybody help me understand the below sentence? "The other takeaway is that I'm in my sunset years." Thank you.
Jun 16, 2019 5:54 PM
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Here, "takeaway" means "the thing you should remember after you finish reading or listening to me." For instance: "I have told you a lot about my mother, but I want you to remember three takeaways when you meet her: always compliment her cooking, never mention politics, and give her something green as a present. If you remember those three things, you can forget everything else I've said." In your example, the author is saying: You can learn two main lessons from everything I said. One is X [whatever he said in the last sentence], and the other is that I am becoming old, and might die soon.
June 16, 2019
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