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    Take a leap , Don't get flip with me

    Hi,

    1. Does "take a leap" mean getting married?

    2. What does "Don't get flip with me" mean?

    Thank you.

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    Re: Take a leap , Don't get flip with me

    Hi,
    1. We need context. It could mean take a chance on something unknown, it could mean draw a conclusion based on little knowledge, or it could even be part of a rude dismissal (go away).

    2. Do you know the word "cheeky"? If you are getting scolded or talking about something serious, and you make a remark that is silly, or questions that person's authority, or is intended to be funny but is the wrong time, you may be told not to "get flip."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Take a leap , Don't get flip with me

    Hi,

    1. Some guys were talking about marriage.

    2. Is it same as "don't get cute" ?

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    Re: Take a leap , Don't get flip with me

    Then it means he will take a leap into the unknown - the world of the married people.

    Yes, pretty much the same as "don't get cute."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Take a leap , Don't get flip with me

    Thank you so much.

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