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    idioms

    could you explaine to me the meaning of the following idioms with examples if you please ?

    the idioms are :-

    1- par for the course
    2- monday morning quarterback


    thanks for your help

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    Re: idioms

    Quote Originally Posted by koko
    could you explaine to me the meaning of the following idioms with examples if you please ?

    the idioms are :-

    1- par for the course
    2- monday morning quarterback


    thanks for your help
    The phrase "par for the course" means "the usual" or "that which is to be expected". Example: "There's Ron, trying to be the first to answer the questions. That's par for the course. - :wink:

    A "monday morning quarterback" is somebody who analyses an event after it happens, possibly speculating on how he could have done things better. Example: "Ron is a monday morning quarterback. After TDOL does all the work Ron tells him what he did wrong and how he (Ron) would have done it better."

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    Re: idioms

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    A "monday morning quarterback" is somebody who analyses an event after it happens, possibly speculating on how he could have done things better. Example: "Ron is a monday morning quarterback. After TDOL does all the work Ron tells him what he did wrong and how he (Ron) would have done it better."

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    I never knew that. You live and learn!! :wink:

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    The expression comes from American football. The pro games are usually played on Sunday. Those who analyze the game the next day (Monday) are the Monday morning quarterbacks.

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    This website has useful information on Idioms, with its meaning, and explanation. So your idioms could be listed on this website.

    English & American Idioms by Wayne Magnuson

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