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What isthe meaning of "nothing down" in the following sentences" and "recover"? Mark heard a familiar voice, and suddenly there he was, Gill Teal himself,...
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What are the meanings of meaning of 'worked our asses off' and 'I'll have to check it out' in the following sentences? "Do they have gyms and such?" Ray asked, aiding the conversation. He really...
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I know the meaning of 'on the wagon' as in 'Don't offer her wine; she's on the wagon.' but not know the reason why the phrase 'on the wagon' hassuch a meaning. Please tell me the origin of the...
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What is the meaning of 'say to hell with everything' in the following sentences?   Ray carried the consortium deal around with him for two days, reading it at the office, in his apartment, at the...
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What is the meaning of 'swing' in the following sentence?   Ray had $50,000, and he could swing $890 a month, and he wanted desperately to own the airplane that he secretly considered to be his.
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meaning of 'Michelin critic' in the following sentences?   "Some of these places have good food," he said when they were moving again. Forrest the tour guide for detox centers. Forrest the...
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What is the meaning of 'all-conference', 'safety' in the following sentence?   He was sixteen, a junior, an all-conference quarterback and safety, a kamikaze who loved to hit late and spear with...
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What is the meaning of "the minors ducking away while adults stepped in" and the individual meanings of "duck away" and "step in"in the following sentences?   There have been...
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What is the meaning of "waive the bond","will be due" in the following sentences?   Very well. Pursuant to this will, I will appoint you as the executor of your late father's estate. Notice to...
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What is the meaning of "the usual", "picked on the wrong guy" in the following sentences?   He went to a bar, got drunk, got in a fight, the usual. Looks like he picked on the wrong guy, now he's...
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What is the meaning of 'break' in the following sentences?   "Aren't there some ethical problems?"  "There are no ethics anymore, Bro. You're in la-la land. Ethics are only for people like...
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What is the meaning of 'pull time for a beating' in the following sentence   The best private investigator in town was Corey Crawford, a black ex-cop who had pulled time for a beating.
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What is the meaning of "fire up", "bombed", "got him in the ground" in the following sentences?   "Forrest(Ray's younger brother and a drug addict) called me last night."  "This can't be...
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What is the meaning of "With a little prodding" in the following sentences?   THE COP'S name was Andy, nephew of a guy Ray finished high school with. That relationship was established within the...
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What is the meaning of "frightened out of his mind", "ready to jump out of his skin" in the following sentences?   Not for the first time, he asked himself what, exactly, was he, a professor of...
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What is the "long in coming", "take it in stride", "go on with a small measure of mourning", "just go through the motions", "wrap things up" in the following sentences?   When he was alone, Ray...
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What is the meaning of "crank up" or "cranked it up" in the following sentences?   1. As the shock began to fade, the questions took over. How long had he been dead? Did the cancer get him...
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What is the meaning of "current mail" in the following sentences?     The drawers to the rolltop were filled with stationery. There was a pile of current mail on the mahogany desk.
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What is the meaning of "romped over" and "getting bounced off the team" in the following sentence?   Behind it was the football field where Forrest Atlee had romped over opponents and almost...
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What is the "tried leg-breaking" and "proved deficient" in the following sentences?   Forrest started a tale, this one involving a shoving match in a hospital emergency room, and Ray began to...

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