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    bussiness

    Could you please explain me the means of these idioms below?
    "bussiness on the moon"
    "bussiness run by little green men"
    "managing tips"
    Thanks!

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    Re: bussiness

    Hello Anon

    1. Business on the moon = buying or selling goods and services on the moon.
    2. Business run by little green men = aliens buying or selling goods and services.
    3. ?Managing tips = management tips = good ideas about managing people or businesses.

    (I wouldn't call them "idioms": simply phrases.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrPedantic View Post
    Hello Anon

    1. Business on the moon = buying or selling goods and services on the moon.
    2. Business run by little green men = aliens buying or selling goods and services.
    3. ?Managing tips = management tips = good ideas about managing people or businesses.

    (I wouldn't call them "idioms": simply phrases.)

    MrP
    Hi, MrPedantic,
    Could you tell me what is the meaning of the phrase, on the moon?
    BTW, can I use a comma in the previous sentence before on the moon?

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    Re: bussiness

    It could either be literal, or could suggest that the business is impractical; the opposite of down-to-earth. I wouldn't use a comma, but woult mark the phrase with italics/bold or with inverted commas.


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    Re: bussiness

    Thanks, Tdol

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    Re: bussiness

    I'd agree with Tdol.

    ("Business on the moon" doesn't happen at the moment, of course; but there'll be a McDonald's up there within 50 years.)

    MrP

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