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    Smile Mr. Blow-The-Picture-For-Me=?

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    Marg and Homer went out from the cinema and passed a crowd lining up for the moive. Homer was talking with Marg about the ending of the story loudly.

    The crowd said, "Well, thank you, Mr. Blow-The-Picture-For-Me".

    Question:

    Mr. Blow-The-Picture-For-Me=? Is it slang?


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    Re: Mr. Blow-The-Picture-For-Me=?

    Not in general use. It's more a sarcastic comment.

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    Smile Re: Mr. Blow-The-Picture-For-Me=?

    Hi Anglika,

    Thank you for your response. What does 'Blow-The-Picture-For-me' mean?


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    Re: Mr. Blow-The-Picture-For-Me=?

    You rat. I was really looking forward to seeing this film, but now you have revealed what happens, I shall not be able to enjoy it!

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    Smile Re: Mr. Blow-The-Picture-For-Me=?

    Anglika, thank you for your help. I see.

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    Re: Mr. Blow-The-Picture-For-Me=?

    Quote Originally Posted by thedaffodils View Post
    Hi Anglika,

    Thank you for your response. What does 'Blow-The-Picture-For-me' mean?
    Hi daffodils,
    "Blow" in this sense is used for a few things. It means "to let the cat out of the bag", give away a secret.
    Here's some examples:
    If a criminal confesses to police, his accomplice might say "Now you've blown it!"
    A little child says, "Daddy, your birthday present is on the top shelf in the closest". She's blown the surprise.
    An undercover cop says something that reveals he's a policeman. He's blown his cover.

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    Smile Re: Mr. Blow-The-Picture-For-Me=?

    Hi Raymott,

    Thank you very much. I am crystal-clear now.

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