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    What does "Newcomers snag Emmy nods" mean?

    Does it mean "Newcomers grab the opportunity of Emmy"?

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    Newcomers snag Emmy nods

    'Homeland,' 'Girls' get Emmy nominations

    Emmy nominations: 'Homeland,' 'Girls,' 'Veep,' 'Mad Men,' 'Big Bang'

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    Re: What does "Newcomers snag Emmy nods" mean?

    They received nominations for the Emmy awards.

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    Re: What does "Newcomers snag Emmy nods" mean?

    Hi,

    "Newcomers" means, IMO, that those series are in hteir first season (="newbie")
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: What does "Newcomers snag Emmy nods" mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by charliedeut View Post
    Hi,

    "Newcomers" means, IMO, that those series are in hteir first season (="newbie")
    So they don't 'grab' any 'opportunity'; they just get nominated ('nod' - another short word very popular with headline-writers - as discussed in another (recent) thread).

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    Re: What does "Newcomers snag Emmy nods" mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    So they don't 'grab' any 'opportunity'; they just get nominated ('nod' - another short word very popular with headline-writers - as discussed in another (recent) thread).

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    The link to the 'nod" thread, please?
    I searched it and failed to find it.

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    Re: What does "Newcomers snag Emmy nods" mean?

    It is in no sense a 'nod' thread. It's just one where I mentioned the habit of newspaper headlines to use short words. The post was this.

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