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    Red face Meaning of phrases

    May I know the meaning of the underlined phrases as follow:

    1. My daughter was a biter. I spent many an afternoon at the park apologizing to random parents - for terrible teeth marks.
    2. The biting habits of older children are the sign of high-functioning autism.
    3. My ill-advised opinion of Queensland, Australia's Gold Coast was that is was 'tacky-central'. And to some extent this is true.
    4. My husband and I, too, have spent many a night reminiscing about how easy it was to pull off the parenting quinella - early bedtimes and late lie-ins.
    5. From my research I knew that Main Beach was one of the 'hippest' pockets of Gold Coast - and I was not disappointed.
    6. My kids' favourite was the pirate park because of its faux ship with slides and gang planks.
    7. By all accounts, it was a great day out. The children fed a kangaroo with a joey in her pouch.
    8. We ventured along the very stroller-friendly footpath into Surfers Paradise - as predicted there was an abundance of silicone enhancement and tacky souvenir shops.
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    Re: Meaning of phrases

    1 Parents she didn't know who could be anywhere in the park
    2 There are degrees of autism, and this is for people with it that can read and write and have a higher IQ.
    3 Very tasteless
    4 many nights/succeed in doing/get two positive results
    5 Most fashionable
    6 fake ships/the wooden planks to get onto a ship
    7 from what everyone said
    8 Good for walking along/women who have had breast augmentation surgery/tasteless

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    Red face many a night, lie-ins, many a day/week/month/time

    ***My husband and I, too, have spent many a night reminiscing about how easy it was to pull off the parenting quinella - early bedtimes and late lie-ins.***

    1. What is the meaning of 'lie-ins'?
    2. Why do we put 'a' between 'many' & 'night'?
    3. What are differences between 'many night' & 'many a night'?
    4. Can I say 'many a day, many a week, many a month, many a time', any other examples?

    Thanks.

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