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    Question lose someone's umbrella (the meaning?)

    i found this in 'Bleach 355'


    The way you keep dodging my attacks without losing your umbrella or mussing your kimono
    (just so you know.. that man on the 2nd line was wearin a hat, not umbrella)

    well i kinda know what the whole of it means but just wonder what 'losing your umbrella' is so I search in google and found a lot of page that uses some kind of this 'metaphor' or whatever it is

    so please someone tell me whatever it is
    oh, and THANKS A LOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Default Re: lose someone's umbrella (the meaning?)

    Could it be in a reference to a Japanese woman? They wear kimono and carry an umbrella to keep the sun from tanning their skin. Is he calling his opponent a "girl", a weakling?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post
    Could it be in a reference to a Japanese woman? They wear kimono and carry an umbrella to keep the sun from tanning their skin. Is he calling his opponent a "girl", a weakling?
    er no i don't think so.. i think what he meant was his opponent can dodge his attack so easily that he didnt even 'mussing your kimono' or 'losing your umbrella' which probably means 'able to stay calm and ..' ah i dont know the word :'( well anyway i'm asking here to find out if i was right or not :) so please share your knowledge... and thx a lot =D

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    Default Re: lose someone's umbrella (the meaning?)

    Quote Originally Posted by izenith View Post
    .. he didnt even 'mussing your kimono' or 'losing your umbrella' which probably means 'able to stay calm and ..' ah i dont know the word :'( well anyway i'm asking here to find out if i was right or not :) so please share your knowledge... and thx a lot =D
    Be able to stay calm sounds good--but do men wear kimono??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post
    Be able to stay calm sounds good--but do men wear kimono??
    oh im sorry! forgot to tell ya >_< yes. All Death God in Bleach (The name of this cartoon) wears kimono. :) It's their uniform.

    [[[ Oh by the way i saw this page
    Umbrella Coverage - umbrella coverage, umbrella policy, auto insurance coverage
    Maybe It's got anything to do with this -_- I just don't know.. So let's stick to the former question! ^_^ ]]]

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    Default Re: lose someone's umbrella (the meaning?)

    An umbrella is the type of thing that is easily forgotten. If it stops raining, you forget you had one and leave it behind.

    A person who is very aware of everything, is not distracted, etc. would never lose his umbrella.

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