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    Meaning

    I would like to know what "being shopped by this man " means . It doesn't have the literal sense of "shopping" in the text which I read the expression.
    Thank you very much ,
    Lumpen

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    Re: Meaning

    Quote Originally Posted by Lumpen View Post
    I would like to know what "being shopped by this man " means . It doesn't have the literal sense of "shopping" in the text which I read the expression.
    Thank you very much ,
    Lumpen
    Do you have any context? There is an informal use of "shopped" to mean "betrayed" or "informed on", especially to the police.

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    Re: Meaning

    Welcome to the forums, Lumpen.

    Please note that a better title would have been 'being shopped by this man'.

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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