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    MasterT Guest

    Default Nipthisinthebud?

    "Nipthisinthebud"... (or "nip this in the bud", I don't even know)
    Does that mean that you should take no chances, or, I don't know, you have to hit something in the weak spot?!?

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    Default Re: Nipthisinthebud?

    Quote Originally Posted by MasterT
    "Nipthisinthebud"... (or "nip this in the bud", I don't even know)
    Does that mean that you should take no chances, or, I don't know, you have to hit something in the weak spot?!?
    nip it in the budmeans stop something/do something before it gets worse/gets out of hand.

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    Default Re: Nipthisinthebud?

    This makes a lot of sense. Thanks!!

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    Default Re: Nipthisinthebud?

    Quote Originally Posted by MasterT
    This makes a lot of sense. Thanks!!
    You are very welcome, MrT.

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    Default Re: Nipthisinthebud?

    Sounds similar to "kill in the germ", rite?

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    Default Re: Nipthisinthebud?

    I've never heard "kill in the germ" as an idiom.

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