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    • Join Date: Apr 2007
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    Square Corner

    A common phrase I hear from my co-workers is, "Don't put yourself in a square corner," when referring to an action that could have unpleasant or undesired results. Is this referring to the idiom, "Don't paint yourself into a corner"? It seems to me like the something has gotten twisted in translation.

    • Join Date: Oct 2006
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    Re: Square Corner

    Unless it is an extension of the boxing ring, where you will have difficulty escaping your opponent if you are trapped in a corner.

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