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positive
used in A Man Named Dave

5 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
had a positive effect
Definition
good or beneficial
  • And as you grow older, maybe you can learn something positive from our mistakes.
    p. 309.5

There are no more uses of "positive" flagged with this meaning in A Man Named Dave.

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  • When the sergeant recognized my name, his tone seemed positive.
    p. 156.1
  • I had instantly accepted my fate and somehow was trying to formulate a plan to turn my negative setback into a positive outcome.
    p. 50.9
  • Even one of the simplest rules—negative times a negative equals a positive—was too hard for me to grasp; I could not understand the logic.
    p. 128.2
  • The letter ended with a positive statement.
    p. 132.6

There are no more uses of "positive" in A Man Named Dave.

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