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    Chicken

    Hi,everyone
    Would you please tell me what the word chicken in the second sentence below means? It is puzzling. Thank you!

    David usually fails math quizzes. However, he keeps working on chicken.


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    Re: Chicken

    It's puzzling to me, too. I have no idea what it's supposed to mean.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Chicken

    Where did you find that sentence, Lisa?

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    Re: Chicken

    Just for info, in BrE it would be "maths​ quizzes".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Chicken

    I wonder if it could be a mistranslation of something like 'he keeps pecking away'?
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    Re: Chicken

    Lisa ... the source of the sentence, please.

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