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    meaning of clear, fish.

    Hi, these're my two questions, thanks for your help!


    (Script's from Prison Break 01x01)
    Hale - We're all clear on the Burrows execution. (1.What does "clear" mean in here?)
    Paul- Good.
    Hale - Except for one thing.
    - Bishop McMorrow is not in the fold.
    - He's got a lot of influence with the governor.
    - They went to prep school together, apparently.
    - Look, the closer it gets,
    - the more I'm worried that the bottom
    - is going to fall out of this whole thing.
    Paul - Well, maybe it's time you arranged a visit with the good bishop then.
    - Look, in one month,
    - it will all be over.



    (Script's from Prison Break 01x05)
    Pope -Why do I get the feeling that there's more to you than meets the eye, Scofield? Anything you wanna tell me? Some other reason you're in here, besides holding up a bank? You're being transferred.
    Michael -What?
    Pope -We're moving you over to Statesville.
    Michael -You can't do that.
    Pope -Yes, I can. I'm the boss here. This is my house.
    Michael -Three weeks.
    Pope -What for?
    Michael -Lincoln Burrows, he's being executed in three weeks.
    Pope -Well, I'm aware of that. What's that to you?
    Michael -He's my brother. When I knew I was being sent to prison, my attorney petitioned the D.O.C.
    Pope -So you could be near him.
    Michael -That's right. Don't take that away from me. Not until it's over.
    Pope -I'm not the one behind the transfer. You're up against much bigger fish than me. (2.What does "fish" mean in this sentence?) I'll arrange for you to say good-bye. You ship out tomorrow.


    Have a nice day!

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    Re: meaning of clear, fish.

    Hale - We're all clear on the Burrows execution. (1.What does "clear" mean in here?)
    We don't have any doubts about/concerning...
    We agree on

    You're up against much bigger fish than me. (2.What does "fish" mean in this sentence?) I'll arrange for you to say good-bye. You ship out tomorrow.
    you are up against more important,powerful [inherent meaning: more dangerous]people than myself

    hope this helps

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