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    Question She always wore someting booby

    She always wore someting booby
    An American woman talked about one of her girlfriend had always been trying to get her hooks into her ex-husband. She said, "She always wore someting booby...."

    Does this sentence mean "she wore sexy, showing her boobs"? Can I take "something" out in this sentence?

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    Re: She always wore someting booby

    Yes, I would think she was saying she wore something that showed off her bosom to the greatest advantage or allure. And no, you can't leave "something" out of the sentence. Something is the object .. she always wore something. Booby modifies the something.

    Booby is a word in its own right, but not in this sense (it's a stupid person, or a type of bird). It is clearly understood here, however, and some dictionaries will list it in the sense of a female breast as "vulgar." It's not a "dirty word" however. Just slangy.

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    Re: She always wore someting booby

    Hello Jlinger,

    Thank you very much for your help. Your answer is very clear and professional.

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    Re: She always wore someting booby

    Pleasure!

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