This troubled me the more for a long time, because I had soon told Steerforth, from whom I could no more keep such a secret, than I could keep a cake or any other tangible possession, about the two old women Mr. Mell had taken me to see; and I was always afraid that Steerforth would let it out, and twit him with it.
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They set tangible goals.
The performance goal should be expressed as a tangible, measurable objective, against which actual achievement can be compared.