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    Default If he even cracks a "c"on this project

    She seems to be worried about her son's bad grade, but what is "crack"?
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    Dylia- If he even cracks a "c"on this project,
    I can live with getting a "c" on my parenting.


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    Default Re: If he even cracks a "c"on this project

    I'm guessing it means achieves/gets.

    Grades are capitalised, so you don't need inverted commas: '. . .getting a C'.

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    Default Re: If he even cracks a "c"on this project

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I'm guessing it means achieves/gets.

    Grades are capitalised, so you don't need inverted commas: '. . .getting a C'.

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    I couldn't find that definition in the dictionary, is it only specific in American English as an idiom?

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    Default Re: If he even cracks a "c"on this project

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    I couldn't find that definition in the dictionary, is it only specific in American English as an idiom?
    Probably - that's why I had to guess.

    It's not idiomatic in BE.

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