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    imported air

    Reading a lyrics of one song of Blondie I've come across the following expression "She's like a millionaire walking on imported air..." What does actually imported air mean in this phrase?

    Thanks a lot.

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    Re: imported air

    I think it just sugests the kind of luxury that only a millionaire could afford.


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    Yeah, that`s true. I didn`t see it from that point of view, now it does make sense to me.
    Thanks tdol for your ever so fast replies.

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    Re: imported air

    Mind you, you do know the expression 'walking on air', do you?


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    Re: imported air

    I think that means being extremely happy, e.g. I was walking on air when I knew I won the lottery.
    Am I right?

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