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  1. William
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    Phrase

    What does this phrase mean? please. Light the fire and picth the tents


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    Re: Phrase

    Quote Originally Posted by William
    What does this phrase mean? please. Light the fire and picth the tents
    If I'm not wrong that means to set up a tent after lighting a fire near to it.
    That's sort of things are very good for those who love campering

    But... you know William, I have no idea if such a kind of phrase has totally another meaning. Sorry

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    That's what it means. It could have an idiomatic meaning of settling in, but I haven't heard it used that way.

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