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    could i ask some questions?

    1.But I haven't been very up front about - somebody else.

    Q1: what does "up front" mean here?




    2....... maybe he just wants more people to fill out the audience, but I am
    dying to go.


    Q2: i know the prhase "fill out" here means to be full of, but i couldn't get the picture for " i am dying to go" ?[/quote]




    3.You'd think I was planning The phrase or something.


    Q3-1: Is all-nighter stand for "a man"? or to spend all night doing something?

    Q3-2: pull an all-nighter----why it should have been used "pull" ?




    4.You should come jam with us sometime.

    Q4: what dose "jam" mean here?

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    First, I apologize for unintentionally deleting part of your post. I thought I had clicked on "Quote" and I had clicked on "Edit" instead. I didn't realize what I had done until after I finished. Thankfully, I left all the questions intact.

    1.But I haven't been very up front about - somebody else.

    Q1: what does "up front" mean here?
    To be "up front" about something is to be honest and straightforward. The person is saying he has been withholding something when he says he hasn't been up front about it.


    2....... maybe he just wants more people to fill out the audience, but I am
    dying to go.


    Q2: i know the prhase "fill out" here means to be full of, but i couldn't get the picture for " i am dying to go" ?
    The person who is "dying to go" somewhere is eager to do. He or she very much wants to go. :)


    3.You'd think I was planning The phrase or something.


    Q3-1: Is all-nighter stand for "a man"? or to spend all night doing something?

    Q3-2: pull an all-nighter----why it should have been used "pull" ?
    The phrase "to pull an all-nighter" means to spend all night doing something. The reason for "pull" being part of that expression eludes me.


    4.You should come jam with us sometime.

    Q4: what dose "jam" mean here?
    It's music lingo. To jam with someone is to play music with them. Have you been invited to jam with somebody?

    :wink:

    You don't have too many questions. You have just enough.

    :wink:

    Again, sorry about the mistake. I'll pay attention better next time.

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    Dear RonBee,

    1. You don't need to apologize for that, that's unimportant!^^ oppositely, I owe you an apology for omitting the title of the third question! ha^^ it should have been "3.You'd think I was planning to pull an all-nighter or something."!! sorry sorry

    And thanks for an extremely good explanation! RonBee!!^

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    You're quite welcome.

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