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Meaning of solo #1 (permalink) Sun Apr 16, 2006 8:36 am   Meaning of solo
 

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #126 "Dental Care Expressions", question 1

Most dentists are ......... practitioners, which means they own their own business and work alone or with a small staff.

(a) lone
(b) employed
(c) solo
(d) unemployed

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #126 "Dental Care Expressions", answer 1

Most dentists are solo practitioners, which means they own their own business and work alone or with a small staff.

Correct answer: (c) solo

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Most dentists are lone practitioners, which means they own their own business and work alone or with a small staff.
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Solo #2 (permalink) Sun Apr 16, 2006 9:43 am   Solo
 

Hi,

Solo has the sense of single with the idea of being independent and working on your own rather than as a member of a group. Someone learning to fly an airplane eventually gets a certificate to fly solo on their own without the support/presence of an instructor.

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