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    Cool fell off bar

    Hi,

    I've overheard something like "... fortunately I fell off bar..." What does that mean?

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    Re: fell off bar

    I suppose, as you overheard it, you couldn't supply more context? Without it, I can think of only two possibilities (and neither of them is very convincing!)

    'Fortunately I fell off the bar'. Not very likely, but it may have been fortunate to fall off something, if something worse would have happened if you hadn't fallen off it.

    'Fortunately I felt off par'. Feeling 'off par' (not particularly well) isn't usually fortunate, but the person you overheard may have had a lucky escape from some social occasion that she wouldn't have enjoyed.

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    Cool Re: fell off bar

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    I suppose, as you overheard it, you couldn't supply more context? Without it, I can think of only two possibilities (and neither of them is very convincing!)

    'Fortunately I fell off the bar'. Not very likely, but it may have been fortunate to fall off something, if something worse would have happened if you hadn't fallen off it.

    'Fortunately I felt off par'. Feeling 'off par' (not particularly well) isn't usually fortunate, but the person you overheard may have had a lucky escape from some social occasion that she wouldn't have enjoyed.

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    I think it was "I fell off the bar" thank you.

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