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    is this expression correct

    Hi i heard the following expression once in some interview and i'm wondering if it's correct

    Lock yourself into the world's largest prison - is it correct, can you lock yourself into sth?

    looking forward to hearing from you guys, cheers.

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    Re: is this expression correct

    Maybe I'll show you the interview I'm taking about.

    Here it is -> I'm not able to post links unfortunately, therefore i cannot show you excatly what I'm taking about (but, type in YouTube "Conan zach.galifianakis 2/3 best ep ever" and it's the second video from the top of the page, play it from 9:03 to 9:31)

    I suppose in that situation it means that once you enter this city, it is so exciting that you cannot get out, ergo you locked yourself into it, am i wrong?

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    Re: is this expression correct

    Quote Originally Posted by tiaaamo View Post
    Maybe I'll show you the interview I'm taking about.

    Here it is -> I'm not able to post links unfortunately, therefore i cannot show you excatly what I'm taking about (but, type in YouTube "Conan zach.galifianakis 2/3 best ep ever" and it's the second video from the top of the page, play it from 9:03 to 9:31)

    I suppose in that situation it means that once you enter this city, it is so exciting that you cannot get out, ergo you locked yourself into it, am i wrong?
    Your interpretation is reasonable, though it seemed to me that the cousin who said it meant it in a negative sense. In either case, it didn't seem to cause a great deal of laughter in the audience.

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    Re: is this expression correct

    Ok thanks guys!

    Still I'm kind of keen on this expression, I just really like it! Lock yourself into the world's largest prison as it is so exciting and addictive that once you go there, you are not able to move somewhere else : )

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