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    #1

    see what pops

    "I think we should stay in the bar and see what pops." Does "pop" mean happens?

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    Re: see what pops

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    "I think we should stay in the bar and see what pops." Does "pop" mean happens?
    I assume so. It's new to me.

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    #3

    Re: see what pops

    That's how I would interpret it.

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    #4

    Re: see what pops

    Quote Originally Posted by lauralie2 View Post
    That's how I would interpret it.
    It's from a Canadian series "The Border".
    Last edited by ostap77; 24-Dec-2010 at 11:48.

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    Re: see what pops

    Quote Originally Posted by lauralie2 View Post
    That's how I would interpret it.
    Can I assume from your 'would' that it's new to you, too? If you have seen it, was in in a formal or informal context?
    Thanks.

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    #6

    Re: see what pops

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    Can I assume from your 'would' that it's new to you, too?
    Please don't assume.

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    If you have seen it, was in in a formal or informal context?
    Seen it? I use it.

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    Re: see what pops

    Quote Originally Posted by lauralie2 View Post
    Please don't assume.
    I didn't. However, I reserve the right to assume anything I wish.

    Anyway, thanks for the information.

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    #8

    Re: see what pops

    Quote Originally Posted by lauralie2 View Post
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    Seen it? I use it.
    I, and other BE users, would say 'pops up'. There's a rather risqué story in this connection, involving a bishop and an actress. I leave the details to your imagination.

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