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    i've got questiones!!

    would you kindly help with this? thanks^^

    1. Girls don't have to sit around anymore waiting for guys to ask them out.

    q1: sit around---sit a place and do nothing??


    2.Do the cell phone shuffle with a new phone and service plan.

    q2: shuffle??


    3.Britney's single knocked previous chart-topper Mario Winans' I Don't Wanna Know into second place.

    q3: knocked here means criticize or hit, strike...?


    4.Britney takes UK singles top slot

    q4: slot??


    5.Palace coup

    q5: coup---something suddenly be changed?

    ( it's the headline of nba's official website, when Pistons defeated Lakers)


    6.From that point on

    q6: from that point of view?

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    Re: i've got questiones!!

    Quote Originally Posted by sage
    would you kindly help with this? thanks^^

    1. Girls don't have to sit around anymore waiting for guys to ask them out.

    q1: sit around---sit a place and do nothing??
    Pretty much. Sit and do nothing, or -- at least -- nothing consequential.


    Quote Originally Posted by sage
    2.Do the cell phone shuffle with a new phone and service plan.

    q2: shuffle??
    That is a new one to me. It seems like something an advertiser made up.


    Quote Originally Posted by sage
    3.Britney's single knocked previous chart-topper Mario Winans' I Don't Wanna Know into second place.

    q3: knocked here means criticize or hit, strike...?
    It means Britney's single is now in first place instead of the other one.


    Quote Originally Posted by sage
    4.Britney takes UK singles top slot

    q4: slot??
    It means she (her record) is in first place.


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    5.Palace coup

    q5: coup---something suddenly be changed?

    ( it's the headline of nba's official website, when Pistons defeated Lakers)
    I would say it means the Lakers have been "dethroned". In other words, they are no longer the champions.

    Quote Originally Posted by sage
    6.From that point on

    q6: from that point of view?
    "From that point on" means from that time until now.

    :)

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    Re: i've got questiones!!

    Quote Originally Posted by sage
    would you kindly help with this? thanks^^

    1. Girls don't have to sit around anymore waiting for guys to ask them out.

    q1: sit around---sit a place and do nothing??


    2.Do the cell phone shuffle with a new phone and service plan.

    q2: shuffle??


    3.Britney's single knocked previous chart-topper Mario Winans' I Don't Wanna Know into second place.

    q3: knocked here means criticize or hit, strike...?


    4.Britney takes UK singles top slot

    q4: slot??


    5.Palace coup

    q5: coup---something suddenly be changed?

    ( it's the headline of nba's official website, when Pistons defeated Lakers)


    6.From that point on

    q6: from that point of view?
    I agree with Ron's comments. "The cell phone shuffle" refers to changing from one company to another every time a new deal comes out. :wink:

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    sage Guest
    thanks Ronbee and Mikenewyork! ^^__^

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    Quote Originally Posted by sage
    thanks Ronbee and Mikenewyork! ^^__^
    You're welcome, Sage. :wink:

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