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    William Guest

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    Would you please explain me what does this phrase mean?

    Light the fire and pitch the tents.

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    Quote Originally Posted by William
    Would you please explain me what does this phrase mean?

    Light the fire and pitch the tents.
    pitch the tent= set it up, put it up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marylin
    pitch the tent= set it up, put it up.
    Thank you Marylin. Are you a teacher?

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    Quote Originally Posted by William
    Thank you Marylin. Are you a teacher?
    If it's a phrase I never heard that one before.
    I am a teacher's assistant, William. You?

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    I'm the owner of a telecommunication company and I on my first steps as an investor and an english student from Venezuela. By the way the phrase was stamped on a t-shirt weared by a lady, and she asked me the meaning, of course I couldn't answered, till you gave me a clue.

    Where are you from?

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    It's not an idiom that I haver heard. It means 'make camp'. Why anyone would want it on a t-shirt is beyond me.

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