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    The makings of the hump

    "the makings of the hump" is this an idiomatic expression? What's the meaning?

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    Re: The makings of the hump

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    Context please; it is no obvious idiom.
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    Re: The makings of the hump

    (...)Luigi Gobbo is an ugly chap with, believe it or not, the makings of the hump which his surnamewould suggest.

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    Re: The makings of the hump

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    'Gobbo' is Italian for 'hunchback'. This character had a small hump ('makings' = 'initial component') on his back.
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