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    Question please help me

    Can you tell me what's the meaning of "gold-digger"?
    Thank you very much.

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    Re: please help me

    A "gold-digger" is normally a woman who tries to get money or expensive gifts from her boyfriend or husband.

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    Wink Re: please help me

    if you're from hamburg, you speak german, right?
    I would translate gold-digger with "Goldgräber"

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    Cool Re: please help me

    sorry, i didn't explain to you........
    gold.......... i think you know what gold is.....
    digger: "to dig" means to make a hole in the earth(or whatever)
    so I'd say it's someone who gets the gold out of the earth

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    Re: please help me

    Quote Originally Posted by steph_333
    if you're from hamburg, you speak german, right?
    I would translate gold-digger with "Goldgräber"
    Do you think it would help Yemannvyou if I mentioned Tatiana Gsell?

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    Re: please help me

    Quote Originally Posted by steph_333
    sorry, i didn't explain to you........
    gold.......... i think you know what gold is.....
    digger: "to dig" means to make a hole in the earth(or whatever)
    so I'd say it's someone who gets the gold out of the earth
    No, it's an idiom, so it's meaning cannot be translated literally. The definition is someone who tries to extort money out of another person in a sneaky way. For example, a young woman marrying a rich old man, and waiting for him to die before taking his money. See Ana Nicole-Smith for more

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    Re: please help me

    Thank you all for helping me.

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    Re: please help me

    Golddigger isn't gender specific anymore.

    Definition: To marry, date, or otherwise hang onto someone wealthier than oneself for the express purpose of having that person spend money on you.

    "Now that women are snaring a majority of both college degrees and professional jobs, they're getting a taste of something else that used to be a male-only province: gold-digging dates." (The Biological Show)

    "[N]ew statistics from an online dating company suggest a downtrend in the number of women looking to marry Mr. Moneybags — and, surprisingly, an upswing in the number of men who seem to be seeking Mrs. Moneypenny. Could it be that the traditional gold digger is on the decline? At least one self-professed male money-hunter from New York says the stereotype is changing." (Fox News) Read more here...

    Male Golddigger Cartoon.

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