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    Oh-and-three

    Hi,

    I would like to ask you what does "oh-and-three" mean in this paragraph.

    "We go to Idaho, and we have two road games, and I'm thinking, I don't want to come back oh-and-three, because that's going to put a lot of questions on me and them".

    Thanks :).

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    Re: Oh-and-three

    It means zero wins (or successes) in 3 games (or tries).

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    Re: Oh-and-three

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    It means zero wins (or successes) in 3 games (or tries).
    How does that work if they have two games?

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    Re: Oh-and-three

    Not a teacher.

    I must disagree with SoothingDave.

    The phrase means zero wins (or successes) and three losses (or failures).

    (SoothingDave's post means oh-for-three.)

    fivejedjon: I'm thinking the speaker has already lost the first two road games and is fearing also losing the third.

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    Re: Oh-and-three

    Yes, my mistake. Oh and three is zero wins and three losses. I was thinking oh for three.

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