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    Please swallow these pieces all together

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    Please swallow these pieces all together if you think you believe me. (What does this sentence/question mean? does it indicate the specific idiom or expression? I didn't get the point according to that picture.)

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    Re: Please swallow these pieces all together

    I can't make any sense of it. Was that caption (Please swallow these pieces ...) under the original photo?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Please swallow these pieces all together

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I can't make any sense of it. Was that caption (Please swallow these pieces ...) under the original photo?
    Yes.

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    Re: Please swallow these pieces all together

    Aha! Sorry, I've just realised what it's a photo of. The idiom is "to fall for it hook, line and sinker".

    https://www.usingenglish.com/referen...nd+sinker.html
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    Re: Please swallow these pieces all together

    I see.
    So, the verb "to swallow" means "to believe" here.
    I've just learned a new thing. Thank you.

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    Re: Please swallow these pieces all together

    Yes, if you swallow a lie, you believe it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Please swallow these pieces all together

    Live and learn with UsingEnglish.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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