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    Count the candlesticks

    Hi, could you please explain the meaning of "count the candlesticks" ? Is it an idiom?

    Thank you and kind Regards

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    Re: Count the candlesticks

    A candlestick is a price chart that displays the high, low, open, and close for a security each day over a specified period of time.

    Does that help?


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    Re: Count the candlesticks

    Quote Originally Posted by cmp View Post
    Hi, could you please explain the meaning of "count the candlesticks" ? Is it an idiom?

    Thank you and kind Regards

    Cmp
    It would help to have more context. Where did you see this?

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    Re: Count the candlesticks

    Hello, thanks for your prompt reply. This appear in a book. the situation is: a friend (male) leaves a friend (woman) at home with a person (man), friend of the latter. The first says: It's Ok by me. I won't count the candlesticks when I get back.

    I hope this is of help.

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    Re: Count the candlesticks

    It means he trusts them not to steal things from the house while he is away, so he won't need to take an inventory of the valuables when he returns.

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    Re: Count the candlesticks

    Thank you

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