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    blues

    Hi,

    In my English coursebook there is a lesson and its title is "babysitting blues". It's about babysitting and taking care of babies.
    What does "blues" mean here?

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    Re: blues

    Quote Originally Posted by English4everyone View Post
    Hi,

    In my English coursebook there is a lesson and its title is "babysitting blues". It's about babysitting and taking care of babies.
    What does "blues" mean here?
    blues - definition of blues by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.
    (defn.1) It's probably not about singing the blues to a baby.

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    Re: blues

    Thanks.
    But I can't understand.
    Is there more help? Can anybody help, please?

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    Re: blues

    not a teacher

    But I can't understand.

    The link Raymott has given you shows that "the blues" can mean feelings of depression or unhappiness.
    Therefore, "babysitting blues" suggests that the job of looking after babies can make some people feel depressed or unhappy.

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