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    pull a monica?

    Hello Everyone,

    I got "pull a monica" from the Tv Series friends, which mean do something terribly bad. I would like to know here if the phrase is commonly used in daily Enlgihs?

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    Sky

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    Re: pull a monica?

    Quote Originally Posted by sky753 View Post
    Hello Everyone,

    I got "pull a monica" from the Tv Series friends, which mean do something terribly bad. I would like to know here if the phrase is commonly used in daily Enlgihs?

    Regards

    Sky
    I've never heard it. I've never seen an episode of "Friends".

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    Re: pull a monica?

    Quote Originally Posted by sky753 View Post
    Hello Everyone,

    I got "pull a monica" from the Tv Series friends, which mean do something terribly bad. I would like to know here if the phrase is commonly used in daily Enlgihs?

    Regards

    Sky


    That's the episode where she's catering a dinner party for her mother, right? (I wish I could say I'd never seen an episode, however they seem to be on the television almost incessantly and they can be hard to avoid.)

    If I remember correctly, the phrase only appears in that particular episode, and never became a catchphrase on the show - and it certainly never entered general usage here in the UK, although I can't vouch for whether or not it gets used in the US.

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    Re: pull a monica?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tullia View Post
    That's the episode where she's catering a dinner party for her mother, right? (I wish I could say I'd never seen an episode, however they seem to be on the television almost incessantly and they can be hard to avoid.)

    If I remember correctly, the phrase only appears in that particular episode, and never became a catchphrase on the show - and it certainly never entered general usage here in the UK, although I can't vouch for whether or not it gets used in the US.
    I have never figured out the attraction of "Friends," but my students seem to love it. I suppose the phrase refers to some egregious act of which she was guilty, but it certainly hasn`t entered everyday English in the US.

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    Re: pull a monica?

    Quote Originally Posted by riquecohen View Post
    I have never figured out the attraction of "Friends," but my students seem to love it. I suppose the phrase refers to some egregious act of which she was guilty, but it certainly hasn`t entered everyday English in the US.

    It's possibly the worst show on UK TV for constant repeats.

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    Re: pull a monica?

    And that's saying something.

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    Re: pull a monica?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tullia View Post
    It's possibly the worst show on UK TV for constant repeats.
    God, I thought in civilized countries, like the UK, you never get to watch the same joke twice on TV! Well, that's kind of relieving...

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    Re: pull a monica?

    Due to Bill Clinton, "Monica" became associated with a different type of activity.

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