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  1. Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Bun in the oven


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    Smile Re: Bun in the oven


    My answer was right,Tdol
    Thank you for this wonderful and new idiom

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    Hooray! I hit it too!

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    Re: Bun in the oven

    Anyone seen the original Police Academy... Mahoney is wearing this on a T-Shirt near the begining.

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    Re: Bun in the oven

    A similar idiom (I mean, with the same meaning) is 'in the club' (an abbreviated form of "in the pudding club" - which is rarely if ever used).

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    Re: Bun in the oven

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    A similar idiom (I mean, with the same meaning) is 'in the club' (an abbreviated form of "in the pudding club" - which is rarely if ever used).

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    "Up the duff" is in some way linked to that phrase too. Don't ask me how. Something to do with duff pudding, which I've never even heard of.

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    #7

    Re: Bun in the oven

    Of course, depending on her circumstances, someone with a bun in the oven could be in a bit of trouble, and she's been busy doing SOMETHING!

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    Being a father of 6, I think I know this one.


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    Hurrah, I got it right as well!


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    Re: Bun in the oven

    have a bun in the oven (informal, humorous) to be pregnant

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    have a bun in the oven
    informal : to be pregnant
    ▪ Rumor has it, she has a bun in the oven.


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