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    I take it she doesn't greatly like the boss.

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    Yes and universal. She was left go finally. bmo

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    Quote Originally Posted by bmo
    Yes and universal. She was left go finally. bmo
    I am not sure what you mean by "universal" there. Do you mean that the feeling was mutual? In other words, they didn't like each other? (You guys have been busy while I was gone.)

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    'Mutual' seems the most likely.

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    Sorry. Not mutual, I meant to say many people dislike the same boss. Thanks.

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    A common situation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bmo
    Sorry. Not mutual, I meant to say many people dislike the same boss. Thanks.
    Then you could say he was universally disliked, although that seems a little extreme to me. In this case I would probably say he was widely disliked.

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    That sounds much better. Thanks.

    BMO

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Quote Originally Posted by bmo
    Sorry. Not mutual, I meant to say many people dislike the same boss. Thanks.
    Then you could say he was universally disliked, although that seems a little extreme to me. In this case I would probably say he was widely disliked.

    :)
    i think it's a hyperbolic expression. if he was pushed out the window (90th floor), everybody in the office is a suspect. :)

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    "red meat for the right wings" Just what they needed, like grist for the mill.

    "eat your heart out" Be jealous or envious.

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