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    meaning of the phrases

    The following text is about a mother commenting about taking care of her son.

    When you woke up screaming about a pain in your head which you assumed must be a brain haemorrhage, I gently explained to that you had simply consumed an excessive amount of alcohol. Three days later when you had recovered, I spoke to you and firmly reiterated this link between lager and suffering. You looked ashamed, said you would not do it again and then promptly went out and got wasted.

    What do the phrases in bold mean?

    Thanks in advance.
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    Re: meaning of the phrases

    went out - left
    got wasted - got drunk

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    Re: meaning of the phrases

    Thanks, Svartnik

    You missed the first phrase. Does 'brain haemorrhage' literally refer to bleeding on or in the brain. Thanks in advance.

    When you woke up screaming about a pain in your head which you assumed must be a brain haemorrhage, I gently explained to that you had simply consumed an excessive amount of alcohol. Three days later when you had recovered, I spoke to you and firmly reiterated this link between lager and suffering. You looked ashamed, said you would not do it again and then promptly went out and got wasted.



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    Re: meaning of the phrases

    Hi fellow members

    The following text is about a mother commenting about taking care of her son.

    Does 'brain haemorrhage' below literally refer to bleeding on or in the brain. Thanks in advance.

    When you woke up screaming about a pain in your head which you assumed must be a brain haemorrhage, I gently explained to that you had simply consumed an excessive amount of alcohol. Three days later when you had recovered, I spoke to you and firmly reiterated this link between lager and suffering. You looked ashamed, said you would not do it again and then promptly went out and got wasted.

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    Re: meaning of the phrases

    Yes, the son's head hurt so much that he assumed that there was a real medical problem, instead of the obvious result of too much beer.

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