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    i am confussed i would like to know what these would mean
    to lay an egg
    a bone to pick

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    Re: question

    To lay an egg means to have an idea or a plan turn into a failure or be poorly received.

    "His announcement of a new marketing plan laid an egg at yesterday's meeting."

    A bone to pick is a problem or complaint that must be worked out.

    "I have a bone to pick with you about your plans for me to finish your work."

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