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    idiomatics

    Hi!
    I need to know the meaning of this sentence: " Potato in its jacket".
    does it means a very fat man wearing a jacket?
    thanks a lot...

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    Re: idiomatics

    Here's one meaning. The cooked skin of a potato is called a jacket.

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    Unregistered, got to say I've never heard that expression used to described someone's size!


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    Re: idiomatics

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hi!
    I need to know the meaning of this sentence: " Potato in its jacket".
    does it means a very fat man wearing a jacket?
    thanks a lot...
    What is the sentence in which you met this phrase?

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