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  • The meaning of "Classic" in various phrases and sentences

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    2. Something that is well known, to a high standard, timeless quality and has lasting value. Never goes out of fashion. E.g. Shakespeare plays are still valued today, even though they are so old, so they are considered classic. It is often used for music, arts and fashion. 日本語で言うと古典的です。どれだけ時間が経っても価値があります。ダサくなることはないんです。 Eg. Black is a classic colour, it never goes out of fashion. I like classical music more than modern music. The Rolls Royce is a classic car of the rich. Classic combatってゲームの話かな?ゲームの世界なら、ファイナルファンタジー7みたいかな。昔のゲームなのに、今でも人気があります。eg. Classic turn-based combat is still used in a few modern games

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    2. It means someone is acting in a way that they typically would. They’ve done something that is very predictable of them. Ex: A girl who is obsessed with shopping skips school to go to the mall. “Did you hear Jen skipped school to go to the mall?” “Classic Jen.” A girl that is very nice gives her dinner to a homeless person, so she has nothing to eat. “Where’s your dinner?” “Oh, I gave it away. He looked hungry.” “Classic you.”

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    2. It means something that is so typical of yourself or your habit. For example, you know you always spend too much so you told yourself you won't spend a lot of money when you go out, but in the end you spent a lot of money anyway. or You know you always procrastinate on studying for your exam so this time you told yourself you will study hard, but in the end you studied one day before the exam again. In both these situations you could say to yourself, "Classic me" You could also say it about someone. For example you know your friend always get in a fight with someone, and you found out he did get into a fight with someone again, so you can say, "Classic John" Hope you understand.

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    2. "It's a classic" means something that is widely known, was/is a big hit, and can be often referenced within a culture

  • Example sentences using "Classic"

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    2. "I like classic cars. Particularly from the 1950's and 1960's" "Led Zeppelin and The Rolling Stones are considered classic rock because they were some of the first bands to sell out arena shows. Their legacy is that they've inspired generations of musicians to pick up and play an instrument."

  • Synonyms of "Classic" and their differences

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    2. Well, classic is something that is in the past that is used as a reference point. Classics are generally used as an example for the foundations of something historical, and are also sometimes praised in the past. Classical generally refers to something like the classics, but is newer. Classical also refers to a genre of music and art. That movie was a classic! Did you read the classics of literature in school? I really enjoy classical music. I hope that is helps!!

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    2. Classical has a few narrow definitions, including (1) of or relating to the ancient Greeks or Romans, (2) of or relating to a peak stage of a civilization, and (3) of or relating to European orchestral music of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. These aren’t the only definitions of classical. What’s important is that the term usually relates to fairly well-defined historical periods of culture and science. Classic is broader. Its main adjectival definitions are (1) of lasting significance or worth, (2) typical, and (3) adhering to established standards of elegance or restraint. As a noun, it means an enduring work, and as a plural, with the (and usually capitalized—the Classics), it refers to the literature of ancient Greece and Rome. http://grammarist.com/usage/classic-classical/

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    2. I enjoy classical music. = e.g. Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin (objective, defined genre) I enjoy classic music. = Famous, well-regarded, reliable, 'timeless' music (this is more subjective). 'Classical' often refers to a 'revered' period in history long ago. See 'Classical Chinese' or 'Classical Japanese' (古文) versus 'Modern [...]'. 'Classics' is an academic subject that refers to classical philosophy, history, politics, language, etc.

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    2. Classical is usually only used to describe music. For example you would NOT say "classical cars" you WOULD say "classic cars". Some more examples: I love classical music. That is a classic! Classic Simona! (When noting a person's typical behaviour) Hope this helps, let me know if you have any questions.

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    2. He is the director of the Pennsylvania Historical Society. That is a very historic building. I really enjoy listening to classical music. That's a very classic car.

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  • Other questions about "Classic"

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    2. Classic can for sure mean the definition you learned, but only as "classical". Classic itself actually means just the best or the original version (mostly a combination of the two). In the case of your sentence, classic refers to the original version of Hamlet, as Shakespeare intended it to be performed.

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    2. I watched the movie "Classic". "Classic" is a movie in which Joinsung acted. He is so awesome in the movie. Besides which, the movie is a touching romance. I recommend this movie.

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