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    • Join Date: Dec 2007
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    #1

    out of one's skull and be big with something.

    out of one's skull?< what does it mean?

    and I take the idiom from the sentence " he bombed out of his skull"
    and I am totally lost in what it means.

    and....

    some author is big with screenwriters.<- what does it mean?
    (guess it means the author affects screen writers?"

    thanks for ur concern .


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    Re: out of one's skull and be big with something.

    Bombed out of his skull: Slang: Extremely intoxicated, drunk
    취한 ?

    To be "big" with a group in that way means to have a lot a popularity with.


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    Re: out of one's skull and be big with something.

    thanks so much !


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    Re: out of one's skull and be big with something.

    some author is big with screenwriters.<- what does it mean?
    To be "big" with a group in that way means to have a lot a popularity with.

    Screenwriters adapt books into film scripts. So, in this context, it means that this particular author's works are a popular source for screenwriters to turn into film scripts to submit to studios.

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