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Meaning of "just bits" and "pieces"



 
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Meaning of "just bits" and "pieces" #1 (permalink) Tue Nov 16, 2004 14:00 pm   Meaning of "just bits" and "pieces"
 

Test No. incompl/inter-58 "Lots of Pieces", question 1

Charlie didn't have much in the way of property - just ......... and pieces.

(a) things
(b) dots
(c) bits
(d) section

Test No. incompl/inter-58 "Lots of Pieces", answer 1

Charlie didn't have much in the way of property - just bits and pieces.

Correct answer: (c) bits

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Charlie didn't have much in the way of property - just things and pieces.
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Charlie didn't have much in the way of property - just bits and pieces.

whats the meaning of just bits and pieces

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Bits and pieces #2 (permalink) Tue Nov 16, 2004 14:41 pm   Bits and pieces
 

Bits and pieces are small things, odds and ends.

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Meaning of "just bits" and "pieces" #3 (permalink) Thu Dec 04, 2008 23:52 pm   Meaning of "just bits" and "pieces"
 

Hello Teachers

What does "in the way of property" mean?

Thank you
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Meaning of "just bits" and "pieces" #4 (permalink) Fri Nov 04, 2011 21:20 pm   Meaning of "just bits" and "pieces"
 

I didn't get the meaning of the whole sentence.
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Meaning of "just bits" and "pieces" #5 (permalink) Fri Nov 04, 2011 21:27 pm   Meaning of "just bits" and "pieces"
 

The whole sentence:Charlie did not have many things. He only had a small number of random items.

... in the way of
(you may also hear '... by way of')

In/by the manner of...

When referring to physical things/items 'manner' refers to the kind or sort of things/items.
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Meaning of "just bits" and "pieces" #6 (permalink) Fri Nov 04, 2011 21:34 pm   Meaning of "just bits" and "pieces"
 

Thanks for your good explanation.
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