Re: RE:on the money
- --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, James Kirchner <jpklists@...> wrote:
> A dime is the smallest American coin (a 10 cent piece). A car thatI hear/use it often when playing hockey. "Stopping on a dime" is an
> can stop on a dime, can stop very quickly, and precisely where the
> person aims it. We also use this for other things besides cars --
> even circus orchestras.
important thing to know how to do for a hockey player.
- Yes. Right.
On Jul 29, 2007, at 10:45 AM, Gerald Turner wrote:
> Yes, but that means something else, doesn't it? I understand it to
> mean "to
> stop abruptly".
> On 28/07/07, James Kirchner <jpklists@...> wrote:
> > On Jul 28, 2007, at 3:41 AM, Gerald Turner wrote:
> > > In all my many years I've never heard the expression "to get it
> > > right on the
> > > money". One lives and learns...
> > Really?! Have you ever heard the expression "to stop on a dime"?
> > Jamie
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