Give me a Break

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Antonio

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Hi Group,

What does it mean "Give me a break" This is a common phrase that is used oftenly in sports and on the street too.

If I am missing some other context of this phrase, please let me know.
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Antonio.
 

MW

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Antonio said:
Hi Group,

What does it mean "Give me a break" This is a common phrase that is used oftenly in sports and on the street too.

If I am missing some other context of this phrase, please let me know.
__________________
Thanks in advance,
Antonio.

"I don't believe you."
 

twostep

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MW said:
Antonio said:
Hi Group,

What does it mean "Give me a break" This is a common phrase that is used oftenly in sports and on the street too.

If I am missing some other context of this phrase, please let me know.
__________________
Thanks in advance,
Antonio.

"I don't believe you."

Short and to the point. A pleasure.
 
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supergrobi

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It can ideed be shorter:

"OH COME OOOOON"

:)


twostep said:
MW said:
Antonio said:
Hi Group,

What does it mean "Give me a break" This is a common phrase that is used oftenly in sports and on the street too.

If I am missing some other context of this phrase, please let me know.
__________________
Thanks in advance,
Antonio.

"I don't believe you."

Short and to the point. A pleasure.
 

twostep

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supergrobi said:
It can ideed be shorter:

"OH COME OOOOON"

:)


twostep said:
MW said:
Antonio said:
Hi Group,

What does it mean "Give me a break" This is a common phrase that is used oftenly in sports and on the street too.

If I am missing some other context of this phrase, please let me know.
__________________
Thanks in advance,
Antonio.

"I don't believe you."

Short and to the point. A pleasure.

Just for giggles - do you know what "grobi" means?
 

Firelord

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competely don't understand~
what are you guys talking about?!
faint~
 

Tdol

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No idea.;-)
 

twostep

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tdol said:
No idea.;-)
Good morning sunshine!

Give me a break - oh yeah - cut me some slack - get real - b.s. - ...

Grobian = ruffian, grob = ruff, Grobi - a ruff one
 

getbig

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twostep said:
Good morning sunshine!

Give me a break - oh yeah - cut me some slack - get real - b.s. - ...

Grobian = ruffian, grob = ruff, Grobi - a ruff one
never heard of that :-o
 
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