Poll: If you take ____ winks, you have a nap.

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Thread: Winks

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    Winks

    You can find the answer here.

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    Re: Winks

    somebody care to explain this idiom? i can't make sense of this.

    i got it. it's hard at first because i understand wink as closing one eye for a second. so it doesn't make any sense since nap/sleep require both eyes to be closed.
    Last edited by rollerkoster; 22-Mar-2012 at 10:54. Reason: got it

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    Re: Winks

    What is these numbers for :D
    Explain please am curious

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    Re: Winks

    Language doesn't always follow any obvious logic. Anyhow, Tdol posted a link to an explanation. (Don't worry. Be happy.)

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    #6

    Re: Winks

    How about taking three sleeping pills?
    I have lived in many parts of the United States, and my native language is American English. I am not a teacher, but I have tutored writing at the state university here in the state of Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, sometimes for publication.

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