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    take our little big city behinds to the outhouse..

    This is translated as "we had to take our small urban butt to the outhouse"? Is it correct? What does "behinds" mean here?

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    ex)Even with all the fun times, there was one thing about Grandmother's farm that I just could not stand. The bathroom facilities. Since indoor plumbing was a city luxury, Grandmother Ellen told us we had to take our little big city behinds to the outhouse...

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    Re: take our little big city behinds to the outhouse..

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    What does "behinds" mean here?
    behind - definition of behind by Macmillan Dictionary

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    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: take our little big city behinds to the outhouse..

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    This is translated as "we had to take our small urban butt to the outhouse"? Is it correct? What does "behinds" mean here?

    pr16
    ex)Even with all the fun times, there was one thing about Grandmother's farm that I just could not stand. The bathroom facilities. Since indoor plumbing was a city luxury, Grandmother Ellen told us we had to take our little big city behinds to the outhouse...
    What do you think "behinds" means?

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    Re: take our little big city behinds to the outhouse..

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    What do you think "behinds" means?
    Apparently, I did the dirty job for him this time

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    PS: No pun intended!
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    Re: take our little big city behinds to the outhouse..

    Ok, it means "butt", so does "city behinds" mean butts of people from a city?

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    #6

    Re: take our little big city behinds to the outhouse..

    Yes.
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    Re: take our little big city behinds to the outhouse..

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Ok, it means "butt", so does "city behinds" mean butts of people from a city?
    What do you think?

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    Re: take our little big city behinds to the outhouse..

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    What do you think?
    He doesn't need to. Charlie did it again.

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    Re: take our little big city behinds to the outhouse..

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    He doesn't need to. Charlie did it again.
    I feel like Britney Spears right now ("oops, I did it again...")
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    #10

    Re: take our little big city behinds to the outhouse..

    I should have stolen that Britney role! How jealous I am!!!

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