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Re: TERM: “case the joint”

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  • melvyn.geo
    ... This is originally a low colloquial expression meaning check out the location of an intended misdeed beforehand , i.e. look the place over, examine the
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 5, 2003
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      --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, "Helga Humlova" <helga.humlova@c...> wrote:

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      > They will usually "case the joint" to locate their targets.
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      > What the h... is meant with *case the joint*????????
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      This is originally a low colloquial expression meaning 'check out the location of an intended misdeed beforehand', i.e. look the place over, examine the establishment for weak points and suitable targets, pros^t'arat, prolezt, dukladne prohledat apod.

      M.
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