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    Idiom

    Could u explain to me what does idiom stands for?

    " slippery as an eel"


    thanks in advance

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    Re: Idiom

    Quote Originally Posted by koko
    Could u explain to me what does idiom stands for?

    " slippery as an eel"

    thanks in advance
    Hi Koko!

    If you say someone is as slippery as an eel, that means he is too smart and sly to be trustworthy.
    :) Hope this helps.

    Lucy in China

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    It also means a person who is very good at avoiding giving clear answers or telling the truth.

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    Re: Idiom

    Quote Originally Posted by lucyarliwu
    Quote Originally Posted by koko
    Could u explain to me what does idiom stands for?

    " slippery as an eel"

    thanks in advance
    Hi Koko!

    If you say someone is as slippery as an eel, that means he is too smart and sly to be trustworthy.
    :) Hope this helps.

    Lucy in China
    Very good, Lucy!

    8)

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    Re: Idiom

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee

    Very good, Lucy!

    8)
    Thanks for confirming , Ron!
    :) :P ;)

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    It also applies to a good negotiator who simply can not be pinned down on anything.

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