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    Dear all,

    In a program about design, they are talking about the best bathrooms. They started with a bathroom in Toronto, Canada. Adesigner said about it "This bathrrom is right out of hollywood and It's got all the bells and whistles that all of us dream about"

    What exactly is the meaning of "right out of Hollywood" here?

    Thanks a lot.

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    Default Re: right out of hollywood

    Can it simply mean "Luxurious"??

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    Default Re: right out of hollywood

    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    Can it simply mean "Luxurious"??

    Thanks.
    Yes very luxurious, like that of a Hollywood film star I would imagine.

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    Default Re: right out of hollywood

    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    "This bathroom is right out of hollywood"
    It coud also be 'is like a scene from a Hollywood film' - presumably one set in a a Hollywood director's view of what a rich person's home is like.

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    Default Re: right out of hollywood

    "This bathroom is right out of hollywood

    'right out of Hollywood' means that it could possibly be seen in Hollywood, CA. - home of many indulgent movie stars. It may mean 'over the top' - garish, overdone or luxurious.

    You can use this "right out of" phrase to mean many things. It describes by referring back to something everyone knows:

    This bathroom is right out of a Barbie movie.

    This bathroom is right out of a magazine.
    Last edited by susiedqq; 21-Mar-2011 at 12:38.

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    Default Re: right out of hollywood

    Quote Originally Posted by susiedqq View Post

    This bathroom is right out of the ghetto.
    We should avoid demeaning generalizations such as this one.

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    Default Re: right out of hollywood

    I apologize if I offended.

    I meant it to imply a slum.

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