be of + abstract noun

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tonydim
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be of + abstract noun

Post by tonydim » Fri Sep 21, 2018 11:49 pm

Please refer to the following sentence.

Although his family was of high caste, they didn't have enough money to send him to school.

I would like to have the explanation of the bold part.

Many thanks.

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Re: be of + abstract noun

Post by justoneplay » Sun Sep 30, 2018 4:10 am

That means that his family had prestige and kind of power and good reputation.
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