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    New question..........

    What means "co-dependent" and "self-destructive"? I didn't find them out in dictionary. But one guy in Friends used them.

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    Self-destructive means doing things that might cause physical, economic or other harm to oneself.
    Here's Merriam Webster's entry for co-dependent:
    Main Entry: coĚdeĚpenĚdenĚcy
    Pronunciation: -d&n(t)-sE
    Function: noun
    : a psychological condition or a relationship in which a person is controlled or manipulated by another who is affected with a pathological condition (as an addiction to alcohol or heroin)
    - coĚdeĚpenĚdent /-d&nt/ noun or adjective


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    eric2004 Guest
    Thanks. Tdol.
    I have to ask a new question.

    What's it supposed to mean by "bust my ass"?
    I'm busy in....? Am I right?

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    eric2004 Guest
    another question

    He made a move on her.
    it means He flirted with her? or bully her?
    sexual disturbance?

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    eric2004 Guest
    Again.


    .And I always figured, when the right one comes along, I'd be able to be a stand-up guy and go the distance...

    What means " a stand-up guy" and "go the distance"?

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    Go the distance = go all the way.

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    eric2004 Guest
    How about this question.

    I was panicked or I was panicky ?

    Which one should be the right usage or both them can work out?

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    Quote Originally Posted by eric2004
    Thanks. Tdol.
    I have to ask a new question.

    What's it supposed to mean by "bust my ass"?
    I'm busy in....? Am I right?
    A little context would be helpful there. Perhaps it means something like scold, but I can't be sure.

    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by eric2004
    another question

    He made a move on her.
    it means He flirted with her? or bully her?
    sexual disturbance?
    "He made a move on her" means he overtly indicated his sexual interest in her.

    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by eric2004
    Again.


    .And I always figured, when the right one comes along, I'd be able to be a stand-up guy and go the distance...

    What means " a stand-up guy" and "go the distance"?
    A "standup guy" is somebody who can be counted on. He is forthright and honest. He does what he says he is going to do.

    :)

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