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    What does "pumping" mean?

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    'Jersey Shore' cast, including Snooki and The Situation, to be replaced for MTV show's third season

    BY SORAYA ROBERTS
    DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER
    Wednesday, May 12, 2010

    All the fist pumping in the world can't keep the old "Jersey Shore" cast in line.
    Casting director Doron Ofir told BlackBook magazine that the MTV series' entire cast will be replaced for the third season of the show.
    Ofir does not specify why Snooki, The Situation, JWOWW, Pauly D, Sammi and Ronnie have jumped ship, but money could be a factor.
    The cast reportedly demanded pay rises when "Jersey Shore's" first season became MTV's highest-rated series. In season two, they received a $10,000 signing bonus and $5,000 per episode.

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    Re: What does "pumping" mean?

    * Not a teacher

    Take a look at fist pump:

    Fist pump - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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    Re: What does "pumping" mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by SirGod View Post
    * Not a teacher

    Take a look at fist pump:

    Fist pump - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Thank you.

    According to the definition, I get "All the fist pumping in the world can't keep the old "Jersey Shore" cast in line" as "All the welcome gesturein the world can't keep the old "Jersey Shore" cast in line". Do you agree with me?

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    Re: What does "pumping" mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHopeR View Post
    Thank you.

    According to the definition, I get "All the fist pumping in the world can't keep the old "Jersey Shore" cast in line" as "All the welcome gesturein the world can't keep the old "Jersey Shore" cast in line". Do you agree with me?
    It is not really a welcome gesture. It is a gesture you make when you celebrate something (e.g. victory), you are happy that you did it and usually you achieved it. For example: after you pass a hard exam, when you score in an important football match etc.

    Take a look at this:

    TYF Instructional Fist Pumping Video - YouTube

    And you will get it.
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