Results 1 to 2 of 2
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Vietnamese
      • Home Country:
      • Vietnam
      • Current Location:
      • Vietnam

    • Join Date: Oct 2011
    • Posts: 283
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #1

    wash jam out of his ear

    Hi!
    - And it was kind of him to ask me, even after he'd had to wash jam out of his ear
    What does the bold phrase mean, please?

  1. 5jj's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Retired English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • Czech Republic

    • Join Date: Oct 2010
    • Posts: 28,167
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #2

    Re: wash jam out of his ear

    Quote Originally Posted by hoangkha View Post
    - And it was kind of him to ask me, even after he'd had to wash jam out of his ear
    What does the bold phrase mean, please?
    Context!

    If we knew the situation before the washing, we might know how the fruit and sugar preserve got into his ear.

Similar Threads

  1. strawberry in jam
    By Ju in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 16-Mar-2011, 08:38
  2. [Idiom] jam it
    By yuriya in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 18-Jun-2010, 17:38
  3. jam
    By Teia in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 14-Apr-2008, 02:01
  4. Jelly/Jam
    By mia_piccolina_mia in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 07-Feb-2007, 14:19

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •