What does "once" in "once an ideal" mean? The pursuit of happiness, once an ideal, has become a big business but not an especially effective one; plenty of other countries are doing a lot better than we a...

12 Oct 2014

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What does "once" in "once an ideal" mean?

The pursuit of happiness, once an ideal, has become a big business but not an especially effective one; plenty of other countries are doing a lot better than we are without trying so hard.