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    "Is it the other way round?"

    I just read an article about the lessons about growing up. I don't unerstand this sentence in blue.

    "Maybe you find it too embarrassing to talk to your mum and dad about growing up? Would you prefer to find out at the same time as your mates? Or is it the other way round?"

    "is it the other way round?" means "is there the other way round?"? All word in the sentence are easy and not new. But I don't get it. It's funny.


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    Re: "Is it the other way round?"

    It means either that you want to find out before your mates and not at the same time, OR that your parents are just as embarrassed about talking to you on this topic as you are. It could be referrring to both.

    The context is a bit unclear.

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