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    Dear all,

    What does the idiom "behind the lamp" mean?

    Thanks for your help,
    Dany

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    Can you give us the context? It's not an idiom I've ever heard.

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    It's hard to give you any context, as I have heard it in many contexts. For example when sth. is confusing, or something doesn't work as it should.
    I have often heard this phrase but I have never understood it. May be it is a hearing mistake of me

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    If you look at the Google results, you'll see it isn't used in the way, or much at all:
    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q...=Google+Search

    However, I can't think of what it might be, but I'll keep trying.

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    Perhaps it means to be confused,but i've never heard it before

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    Perhaps it means to be confused,but i've never heard it before

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