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    Maybo is offline Senior Member
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    copping

    She has since performed on the America’s Got Talent stage twice more, winning praise from Orange is the New Black actress Laverne Cox for her rendition of Michael Bolton’s How Am I Supposed To Live Without You, but copping criticism from former Spice Girl Mel B after belting out Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey’s ballad When You Believe, from the movie The Prince of Egypt.

    What does copping mean?

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    Re: copping

    copping criticism from = being criticised by

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    Re: copping

    to cop = to receive/sustain (in this context)
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: copping

    Have a look at the definition 1.1 and 2 of the verb cop here: https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/de...n/us/cop#cop-2

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