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leslie



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PostPosted: Sat Oct 22, 2005 1:59 am    Post subject: You're on! Reply with quote

Dear Teachers,


I saw dialogues in some sitcom. And I wonder what 'You're on." means. The dialogues are as follows:
Roz: [getting up] Forget it, Bulldog. These guys are no fun.
[grabs his butt as she walks past] You know what? I know a
great after-hours place where we can go get a few drinks.
Bulldog: [rushing after Roz to the front door] Now youíre talking.
Hey, if things go well I know an after after-hours place.
And I got the keys.
Roz: Mmm. You get the elevator; Iíll get my coat.
Bulldog: Youíre on.

Bulldog rushes out and Roz closes the door behind him, firmly
locking it.

Roz: No good lies, my ass!


Thanks for your help.

Leslie
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dabro



Joined: 10 Oct 2005
Posts: 117
Location: California, USA

PostPosted: Sat Oct 22, 2005 8:06 am    Post subject: Re: You're on! Reply with quote

leslie wrote:
Dear Teachers,


I saw dialogues in some sitcom. And I wonder what 'You're on." means. The dialogues are as follows:
Roz: [getting up] Forget it, Bulldog. These guys are no fun.
[grabs his butt as she walks past] You know what? I know a
great after-hours place where we can go get a few drinks.
Bulldog: [rushing after Roz to the front door] Now youíre talking.
Hey, if things go well I know an after after-hours place.
And I got the keys.
Roz: Mmm. You get the elevator; Iíll get my coat.
Bulldog: Youíre on.

Bulldog rushes out and Roz closes the door behind him, firmly
locking it.

Roz: No good lies, my ass!


Thanks for your help.

Leslie


Hello, Leslie,

This isn't an easy question to answer. The expression "You're on" is often used when agreeing to a bet. In the dialogue above, Bulldog agrees with Roz's suggestion, "You get the elevator; Iíll get my coat."
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leslie



Joined: 12 Oct 2005
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2005 8:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hello Mr. Brown,

Thanks for your help! Very Happy
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dabro



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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2005 7:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

leslie wrote:
Hello Mr. Brown,

Thanks for your help! Very Happy


You're welcome, Leslie.
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