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On aesthetic ground



What does the phrase “On aesthetic ground” mean?

03:24 AM Jun 02 2017 |

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Teacher AmySuper Member!

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This is advanced English and a great question!

I can imagine this in a sentence similar to one of these:

“He told me he didn’t want to pay for the new building based on aesthetics grounds.”


“She bought the painting on aesthetic grounds. She loved it and didn’t care how much it cost.”

In contexts like these, this phrase means: because of the beauty (or lack of beauty) of this thing. In this case, “grounds” means “reasons.”

I hope this helps!



10:38 PM Jun 05 2017 |



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07:53 AM Jun 07 2017 |