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  1. sage
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    I've got three questions!!

    Excuse me!!!

    1.Pair that with poise, and in my opinion you've got Aynsley beat.

    Q1: 'poise' here means ? y
    Q1-1: you've got Aynsley beat---you've fought off Aynsley?


    2.She's still on my case for coming home late the last couple of times
    we went out.

    Q2: on my case ---??



    3.Now that Hugh's available, she'll probably be all over him, trying to
    catch him on the rebound.

    Q3-1: availabe here means "chance"?
    Q3-2: all over here means?
    Q3-3: on the rebound means "to fightback"?



    Thanks a lot!^_^


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    Re: I've got three questions!!

    Quote Originally Posted by sage
    Excuse me!!!

    1.Pair that with poise, and in my opinion you've got Aynsley beat.

    Q1: 'poise' here means ? y
    Q1-1: you've got Aynsley beat---you've fought off Aynsley?


    2.She's still on my case for coming home late the last couple of times
    we went out.

    Q2: on my case ---??



    3.Now that Hugh's available, she'll probably be all over him, trying to
    catch him on the rebound.

    Q3-1: availabe here means "chance"?
    Q3-2: all over here means?
    Q3-3: on the rebound means "to fightback"?



    Thanks a lot!^_^

    Let me try:

    1. Poise is gesture, manner, composure, the way you carry yourself.
    2. You have got Anysley bet. You are better than Anysley.
    3. On my case. Nugging, after me, telling me I am wrong, etc.
    4. Available. Hugh has no girl friend at this moment.
    5. All over. Physically close to him ?
    6. Rebound. Hugh just lost a girlfriend; he is looking for a replacement. (A rebound is a quick recovery to losing his old girlfriend.)
    The new girlfriend would be called a rebound girl.

    Thanks to teachers to double check the above. (Is it above or the above?)

    BMO


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    Re: I've got three questions!!

    Quote Originally Posted by sage
    Excuse me!!!

    3.Now that Hugh's available, she'll probably be all over him, trying to
    catch him on the rebound.

    Q3-1: availabe here means "chance"?
    Q3-2: all over here means?
    Q3-3: on the rebound means "to fightback"?


    Thanks a lot!^_^
    Now that Hugh is available… My guess is that Hugh is a free man now, he is not caught up sentimentally or emotionally with another woman, hence, she will try every thing to get him sentimentally.

    All over him: in this context, I believe it means that she will dedicate him all her attentions with the intention to make him fancy her. Literally “all-over” means covering the whole of him, ergo to cover him with “romantic” attentions.

    Trying to catch him on the rebound: she will try to catch him while he is still recovering from an emotional (shock, rejection). Could be by a previous lover…


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    Re: I've got three questions!!

    Quote Originally Posted by sage

    2.She's still on my case for coming home late the last couple of times
    we went out.

    Q2: on my case ---??


    Thanks a lot!^_^
    She is still discussing tediously or persistently about the fact that he/she came home late… (she is not pleased)

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    on my case = hassling me

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    thanks bmo, italianbrother, tdol!^^

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    You're welcome.

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