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    Hi

    A nurse says:
    I could go private nursing and knock up quite a bit.

    Does it mean she could work for someone as his/her private nurse?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    Hi

    A nurse says:
    I could go private nursing and knock up quite a bit.

    Does it mean she could work for someone as his/her private nurse?
    It means she could work in a private hospital or clinic and earn more money.

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    I thought Britons used "knock up" to mean to go to someone's house and knock on the door.

    Is this a common phrase used to mean earning money?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    I thought Britons used "knock up" to mean to go to someone's house and knock on the door.

    Is this a common phrase used to mean earning money?
    No, it's not common, but it's understandable.

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    Default Re: go private nursing

    Does it mean she could work for someone as his/her private nurse?
    Maybe. It could very well mean that.

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