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    Unhappy idom meaning please

    Please help me what does this prease mean?

    to be off someone's head.

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    #2

    Re: idom meaning please

    If you are off your head, you are intoxicated with alcohol or drugs or crazy.

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    Re: idom meaning please

    You should perhaps be aware of a similar collocation: 'Off with his/her head'. A cruel ruler who said this was not suggesting that anyone was mad, but telling someone to behead someone else (kill them, by cutting off their head). (http://www.vcreporter.com/media/71/art02.jpg )

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    Re: idom meaning please

    Queenbu, when you quote, could you put the URL or source in please? Many thanks.

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    Re: idom meaning please


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    Re: idom meaning please

    Cheers.

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    #8

    Re: idom meaning please

    Your wish is my command!

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    #9

    Re: idom meaning please

    It will help keep people from complaining about copyright issues.

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