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    Question to crop feathers

    Will you please explain the idiomatic meaning along with examples (wherever required) of the following expressions: (1) to crop the feathers, (2) to walk on water.

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    Re: to crop feathers

    To walk on water -is to perform an impossible or godlike task

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    Re: to crop feathers

    To crop feathers might be the same as clipping wings, which means bringing someone down to earth, who might be getting above their station.

    If you follow my drift.

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