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What does 'posh' mean?



 
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What does 'posh' mean? #1 (permalink) Thu Apr 03, 2008 5:06 am   What does 'posh' mean?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #293 "English Slang Idioms (15)", question 3

He couldn't wait to show his girlfriend his ......... new condo because it had all the newest and best interior decorating styles.

(a) old-fashioned
(b) chintzy
(c) ugly
(d) posh

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ESL/EFL Test #293 "English Slang Idioms (15)", answer 3

He couldn't wait to show his girlfriend his posh new condo because it had all the newest and best interior decorating styles.

Correct answer: (d) posh
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What does 'posh' mean? #2 (permalink) Thu Apr 03, 2008 7:41 am   What does 'posh' mean?
 

Hi,

'Posh' means in this sentence 'very superior' 'high quality'. The word is often used in a derogatory way when you describe somebody's way of speaking as 'posh' since then you are ridiculing them for speaking in an affected way.

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What does 'posh' mean? #3 (permalink) Fri Jul 13, 2012 16:49 pm   What does 'posh' mean?
 

What's condo in this context?
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What does 'posh' mean? #4 (permalink) Fri Jul 13, 2012 17:12 pm   What does 'posh' mean?
 

'condominium' - flat or apartment
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What does 'posh' mean? #5 (permalink) Sat Jul 14, 2012 1:59 am   What does 'posh' mean?
 

oh..now I know..thanks a lot..
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What does 'posh' mean? #6 (permalink) Sat Jul 14, 2012 2:23 am   What does 'posh' mean?
 

when are we going to use the word posh?
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What does 'posh' mean? #7 (permalink) Sat Jul 14, 2012 13:39 pm   What does 'posh' mean?
 

Hi Nerf, you probably mean to ask 'When do we use the word 'posh''? Well, you use it whenever you want to convey or say that somebody or something is posh.

You could also ask 'When do we use the word 'fast''? or any other word for that matter.

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