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    Cool Gold key?

    Hi,

    In Portuguese there is a term like 'terminar com chave de ouro' which means word by word 'finish with a gold key' (= +/- finish very well).

    Do you have a similar term in English?

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    Re: Gold key?

    What does "finish with a gold key" mean?



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    Re: Gold key?

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    What does "finish with a gold key" mean?


    It means to finish very well, like the guy said

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    What does "finish with a gold key" mean?


    ex: I want to get a master degree, so I'll finish my studies 'with a gold key'.

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    Re: Gold key?

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    ex: I want to get a master degree, so I'll finish my studies 'with a gold key'.
    Not in English I know.

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    Re: Gold key?

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    With your IQ, it would be difficult. For sure.
    Mind your language, please!

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    Re: Gold key?

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    With your IQ, it would be difficult. For sure.

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    Re: Gold key?

    Quote Originally Posted by IvanV View Post
    Mind your language, please!
    I agree, IvanV.
    I've found it rather aggressive(offensive)...
    Please be careful, bieasy.

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    #9

    Cool Re: Gold key?

    Well, I didn't mean to hurt you guys. But I found your first thread quite irrelevant and hurtful too. Why didn't you just ignore it if you couldn't help me. Thank you anyway.

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    Re: Gold key?

    I simply stated that the expression you pursue is not common for English language, i.e. there's no such idiom. That was my vision of helping you. At the moment, I did not have an idea of which idiom might jump in to suit your needs, so to speak, so I made an innocuous constatation. I'm truly sorry if you found it to be insulting in any way. I have to mention, though - your action was not in place, and should be avoided in any context henceforth, even if I had insulted you somehow - show you're better by actually being better.

    Regards
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