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    How are you fixed

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    used to ask how much of something someone has, or to ask about someone's arrangements:
    How are you fixed for cash?
    How are you fixed for Saturday evening?
    Quote Originally Posted by Sinatra
    <Frank> How are ya fixed for moonlight ?
    How are ya fixed for stars?
    <Keely> How are you fixed for kissin' ?
    While we listen to soft guitars?
    Quote Originally Posted by talktidy.com
    How are you fixed? :
    How are you placed?, as in "They're running a trip to the Panto on Tuesday - how are you fixed for going?"
    Is it common? What did Frank mean by "...fixed for moonlight/stars" ?

    FRC

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    Re: How are you fixed

    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    Quote Originally Posted by Cambridge dicts
    used to ask how much of something someone has, or to ask about someone's arrangements:
    How are you fixed for cash?
    How are you fixed for Saturday evening?
    Quote Originally Posted by Sinatra
    <Frank> How are ya fixed for moonlight ?
    How are ya fixed for stars?
    <Keely> How are you fixed for kissin' ?
    While we listen to soft guitars?
    Quote Originally Posted by talktidy.com
    How are you fixed? :
    How are you placed?, as in "They're running a trip to the Panto on Tuesday - how are you fixed for going?"
    Is it common? What did Frank mean by "...fixed for moonlight/stars" ?

    FRC
    Do you have? Has the scene been set?

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    How are you fixed for sthg is common enough.

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    Is it ok to ask someone "How are you fixed?" if it's obvious what we're talking about eg. he's counting money in front of me?

    FRC

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    As long as it's obvious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    As long as it's obvious.
    Veterinarians are a little sensitive about "fixed".

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    As long as it's obvious.
    Veterinarians are a little sensitive about "fixed".
    My vet has recommended it to me (of course I'm referring to my female dogs.)
    :D

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    Spayed?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Spayed?
    Susie or the dog? :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Spayed?
    Susie or the dog? :wink:
    Why are vets sensitive about "fixed"?

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