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    "Dead gurus don't kick ass".What does it mean?

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    Re: Idiom

    IWelcome, yasihor.

    In that context don't kick ass means aren't exciting or effective. guru has several meanings,

    A teacher and guide in spiritual and philosophical matters.
    A trusted counselor and adviser; a mentor.
    A recognized leader in a field: the guru of high finance.
    An acknowledged and influential advocate, as of a movement or idea.

    Source: guru - definition of guru by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

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    Re: Idiom

    Quote Originally Posted by yasihor View Post
    "Dead gurus don't kick ass".What does it mean?

    A guru (teacher/mentor) who is dead can't reprimand someone who has done something wrong.

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