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    Need help to understand an idiom

    Hello, and thanks for the help you could bring

    I need help to understand Churchill's quote:
    "We are waiting for the long-promised invasion. So are the fishes."

    Thank you

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    Re: Need help to understand an idiom

    Isn't he just making the invasion sound a bit ridiculous and unlikely to happen- the fish are swimming around the sea undisturbed by an invading fleet.

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