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    strega is offline Newbie
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    Question the cutest thing

    Hallo,
    I'd like to ask the meaning of a way of saying I just found in a text I am translating.
    The context is the following: a man and a woman meet several years after the end of a very passionate relationship they had as students. The woman is now married to a very rich guy that she loves very deeply. They are talking about this marriage and the girls says:

    'You think that after having you in my life, no other man would measure up, donít you?' and then she adds: ' Youíve always thought you were ďthe cutest thing in shoe leatherĒ. That obviously has not changed.''
    My question is: 'cutest thing in shoe leather' means the best guy in the world or something like that??



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    Default Re: the cutest thing

    He was the sweetest thing, rather like a puppy or a kitten.

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    strega is offline Newbie
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    Default Re: the cutest thing

    Thank you.
    Stefania

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