Poll: If you're keeping your head above water,

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  1. probus's Avatar
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    #11

    Re: Keep your head above water

    I'm not sure that the proffered choice is the best. To keep one's head above water is to survive, but barely.
    Last edited by probus; 14-Sep-2013 at 03:31.

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    #12

    Re: Keep your head above water

    It was simple to guess. I was right

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    #13

    Re: Keep your head above water

    Ya like barely survive.

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    #14

    Re: Keep your head above water

    There is an important difference.

    Ekeing out a living means surviving, but barely, in the long term.

    Keeping one's head above water, on the other hand, means surviving, but barely, in the short term.
    Last edited by probus; 20-Jun-2017 at 04:17.

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