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    What's "jumping through hoops"?

    What does "jumping through hoops" mean?

    and what does "in a bubble" mean?

    Thanks.

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    Re: What's "jumping through hoops"?

    Quote Originally Posted by zhagnxupage View Post
    What does "jumping through hoops" mean?

    and what does "in a bubble" mean?

    Thanks.
    I found this for you:

    jump through hoops
    to do a lot of extra things so you can have or do something you want. The company is jumping through hoops these days to try to please advertisers
    In a bubble: context , please.

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    Re: What's "jumping through hoops"?

    Quote Originally Posted by zhagnxupage View Post
    What does "jumping through hoops" mean?

    and what does "in a bubble" mean?

    Thanks.
    "To jump through hoops" comes from the days when animals [often the large cats] were trained to jump through hoops in the circus ring. The expression is used to describe having to do something difficult or complicated to get what you want.

    "in a bubble" = cut off from reality - as if enclosed within a bubble preventing the person or organisation touching reality.

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