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  1. Lídia Nascimento
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    What does it means?

    Hello!

    I´d like to know what is the meaning of "on the rocks".

    Thank you!

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    Re: What does it means?

    I found two meanings for your question:

    Meaning #1:
    If something such as a marriage or a business is on the rocks, it is experiencing very severe difficulties and looks likely to end very soon.


    Meaning #2:

    If you have an alcoholic drink such as whisky on the rocks, you have it with ice cubes in it.

    Both definitions come from Collins COBUILD dictionary.

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    Re: What does it means?

    Those two are by far the most likely. There's also the simple meaning that isn't figurative: the ship was stuck on the rocks and had to wait for the next tide.

    Incidentally Lídia, you only need one marker for the verb ending:

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