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    excuse me, may i ask you something?

    1.You're not still moping about Hugh, are you ?

    Q1: what dose moping about means here?


    2.Ok that's enough play-by-play, I don't want to know what happens next !

    Q2: play-by-play?


    3.Are you two up to joining me ?

    Q3: Does up to here means willing to do something?


    4.I can't believe she actually got him up on his feet.

    Q4: got him up on his feet??


    thank you so much^^

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    Default Re: may i ask you something?

    Quote Originally Posted by sage
    excuse me, may i ask you something?

    1.You're not still moping about Hugh, are you ?

    Q1: what dose moping about means here?


    2.Ok that's enough play-by-play, I don't want to know what happens next !

    Q2: play-by-play?


    3.Are you two up to joining me ?

    Q3: Does up to here means willing to do something?


    4.I can't believe she actually got him up on his feet.

    Q4: got him up on his feet??


    thank you so much^^
    A1: To "mope about something" is to be very sad about something.

    A2: "Play-by-play" or "blow-by-blow" are sports idioms, that mean everything as it happened in great detail.

    A3: "Up to" can involve willingness, but it is mostly about being able. "Up for" is more about willingness and preference.

    A4: In this case, it sounds like somebody helped another person to stand up.

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