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    Question One night stand?

    (one night stand) or (one night standing) i don't know which one is correct?
    -does it have more than one meaning?
    -What does it mean exactly and how can use it??? i need some examples please...

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    Re: One night stand?

    hmmm... interesting...

    welll... if you are in a bar, having drinks, hard week, you've been working like a dog, then you deserve something to make things even, then want someone to "catch up", you know, then you take this person home or... well, it's up to you.. so, after a great night, next morning you decide to get back to work... well... that's a night stand.

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    Smile Re: One night stand?

    Quote Originally Posted by marciobarbalho View Post
    hmmm... interesting...

    welll... if you are in a bar, having drinks, hard week, you've been working like a dog, then you deserve something to make things even, then want someone to "catch up", you know, then you take this person home or... well, it's up to you.. so, that's a night stand.

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    got it but is there another use??!

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    Re: One night stand?

    There aren't other uses that I know of. And yes, it's "one-night stand" not "standing."

    If you "have a one-night stand" it means you had sex with someone that you don't intend to see again.

    Have you seen it used in another context? If so, could you provide it? We can try to decypher what was meant.


    (Obviously, it wouldn't apply to something like "The private detective spent one night standing around waiting to catch the cheating husband in the act.")

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    Smile Re: One night stand?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    There aren't other uses that I know of. And yes, it's "one-night stand" not "standing."

    If you "have a one-night stand" it means you had sex with someone that you don't intend to see again.

    Have you seen it used in another context? If so, could you provide it? We can try to decypher what was meant.


    (Obviously, it wouldn't apply to something like "The private detective spent one night standing around waiting to catch the cheating husband in the act.")
    No, i havn't seen it used in another context.

    If you "have a one-night stand" it means you had sex with someone that you don't intend to see again.<<< that's what thought

    thanks a lot ,really thanks

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