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What does 'set in stone' mean?



 
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What does 'set in stone' mean? #1 (permalink) Sat May 09, 2009 12:57 pm   What does 'set in stone' mean?
 

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #188 "Dotcom Retail Stores", question 2

In the traditional realm of business, you open a retail store first and then launch a website, but since the dotcom revolution, many surviving dotcoms that skipped that first step are realizing the benefits of opening a ......... location.

(a) brick-and-mortar
(b) plaster-of-paris
(c) rock-solid
(d) set-in-stone

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #188 "Dotcom Retail Stores", answer 2

In the traditional realm of business, you open a retail store first and then launch a website, but since the dotcom revolution, many surviving dotcoms that skipped that first step are realizing the benefits of opening a brick-and-mortar location.

Correct answer: (a) brick-and-mortar
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What does 'set in stone' mean? #2 (permalink) Sun May 10, 2009 0:10 am   What does 'set in stone' mean?
 

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Set in stone = unchangeable.
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