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JENNY DOLL



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PostPosted: Mon Oct 27, 2003 11:55 pm    Post subject: Trouble's afoot! Reply with quote

Hi, guys. How's it going?

Here's my guestion.
Does "trouble's afoot" means "We've got trouble." or "Trouble's here" sort of thing?

'Cause I tried to interpret for my brother in Chinese, and couldn't do it well. Confused So.....PLS, and TKS. Smile
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advoca



Joined: 09 Oct 2003
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 28, 2003 1:09 am    Post subject: afoot Reply with quote

If you say that a plan or scheme is afoot, it is already happening or being planned, but you do not know much about it. For example:

Everybody knew that something awful was afoot.
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JENNY DOLL



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 28, 2003 2:48 am    Post subject: Re: afoot Reply with quote

OKay, then I got it. Thanks a lot for your help. Very Happy
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