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    #1

    "go all MBA on this"

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    I was about to jump in and go all MBA on this, and then I realized bhai's question was a much better response.

    Zoe, we're not being lazy or mean when we answer this way. It's important that you try to pick up meaning from context. While both "market" and "demand" have many meanings, "market demand" together, and no doubt in the context of a business discussion, should be pretty clear.
    Please ready-made answer is not needed. I want you to tell me how I do research to find the meaning of "go all MBA on this" in this context myself, please? Thanks.

    Last edited by Odessa Dawn; 10-Jan-2014 at 04:03. Reason: Missing pronoun- thank you JMurray.

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    #2

    Re: "go all MBA on this"

    not a teacher

    I want you to tell me how I do research to find the meaning of "go all MBA on this" in this context myself, please.

    Look up MBA on Wikipedia and Barb's meaning should become clear.

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    #3

    Re: "go all MBA on this"

    Well, probably not entirely clear.

    It's the "go all" part that makes it confusing.

    "Assume an attitude typical of ..."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #4

    Re: "go all MBA on this"

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post

    "Assume an attitude typical of ..."
    ... managing.

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    #5

    Re: "go all MBA on this"

    "... of someone who has an MBA."

    There's no easy way to research this. In the movie Pulp Fiction, there was a famous line about "going medieval" that is impossible to explain in a family friendly forum. Since then, I've used "go XYZ" (and so have millions of others).
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #6

    Re: "go all MBA on this"

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    there was a famous line about "going medieval" that is impossible to explain in a family friendly forum.
    Oh, don't go all coy on us.

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    #7

    Re: "go all MBA on this"

    not a teacher

    …is impossible to explain in a family friendly forum.

    It involves a pair of pliers and a blow-torch.
    Get medieval

    More detail can be found in the "Pulp Fiction" quotes at IMDB.com.

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    #8

    Re: "go all MBA on this"

    Indeed it was "get medieval" not "go" and I do misquote it all the time.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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