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    to drop a house on somebody

    I need translate this sentence:


    Apparently, you dropped a house on her sister.

    Last edited by Tuca; 18-Jun-2009 at 16:48.


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    Re: to drop a house on somebody

    It seems to be a version of "dropped a brick on someone" = Did or said something that created a very embarrassing situation for them.

    More context might help.


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    Re: to drop a house on somebody

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    It seems to be a version of "dropped a brick on someone" = Did or said something that created a very embarrassing situation for them.

    More context might help.
    There isn't more context.

    But I think this is what I was looking for.

    Thank You!

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    Re: to drop a house on somebody

    Think "Wizard of Oz"! Dorothy's house spun into Munchinland, landing on (and killing) the Wicked Witch of the East and irritating the hell out of her sister, the Wicket Witch of the West.

    Sounds like someone thinks this person is a witch (or maybe that word should have a B instead of a W).

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