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What is meant by "the terrible crowd at Royal Academy"? Though Edward Driffield’s indifferent health and great age obliged her to live most of the year in the country, she managed notwithstanding to run up to town often enough to keep abreast of what was going on and she was soon engaged with Lord Scallion in an animated discussion of the plays in the London theatres and the terrible crowd at the Royal Academy.
Aug 26, 2020 1:24 PM
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In American English terrible is used negative. The terrible crowd means not nice or liable. Terrible food
August 26, 2020
It most like refers to the Royal Academy of Arts in London. It's an art institution.
August 26, 2020
Thank you for your answers. But I wanted to know why they are called terrible.
August 30, 2020
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