Results 1 to 3 of 3
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Italian
      • Home Country:
      • Italy
      • Current Location:
      • Italy

    • Join Date: Apr 2009
    • Posts: 254
    #1

    'Pinch someone's bloke'

    Does this phrase mean to take or steal another one's man from her?

  1. emsr2d2's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • UK

    • Join Date: Jul 2009
    • Posts: 41,849
    #2

    Re: 'Pinch someone's bloke'

    Quote Originally Posted by maral55 View Post
    Does this phrase mean to take or steal another one's man from her?
    That's exactly what it means! (Though of course it's not necessarily stealing a man from "her". You could be stealing a boyfriend from a man too.)

    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Italian
      • Home Country:
      • Italy
      • Current Location:
      • Italy

    • Join Date: Apr 2009
    • Posts: 254
    #3

    Re: 'Pinch someone's bloke'

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    You could be stealing a boyfriend from a man too.)


Similar Threads

  1. Jump into someone's grave?
    By Punchinello in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 22-Feb-2010, 07:25
  2. [Grammar] someone's name
    By LQZ in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 30-Jan-2010, 02:41
  3. drop someone's jaw
    By peppy_man in forum English Idioms and Sayings
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 07-Jul-2008, 05:18
  4. pinch hitter, prolific test scorer
    By user_gary in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 29-Apr-2007, 10:44
  5. "bust (someone's) chops"
    By englishstudent in forum English Idioms and Sayings
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 07-Sep-2006, 02:01

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •