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    #1

    What does "caught in cold blood" mean?

    This is my question

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    #2

    Re: What does "caught in cold blood" mean?

    More context would help.

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    Re: What does "caught in cold blood" mean?

    Context:

    Man: "I mean... they were just kids. Alright? I mean... it was hysterical to watch the parents, alright... ask theses kids like they didn't know what they were doing. Here they were, caught in cold blood. Ok? At this party. And the parents are still maintaning, with composure, asking with a totally straight face questions like: "what's that pipe doing in your hand?"

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    #4

    Re: What does "caught in cold blood" mean?

    It sounds like they were caught red-handed.

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    #5

    Re: What does "caught in cold blood" mean?

    Thank you all, so much!! I thought that, too!

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    #6

    Re: What does "caught in cold blood" mean?

    Right - you DO something in cold blood (you can look that up), but you are caught red-handed.

    Someone mixed these things up, I think.
    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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