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Old September 27, 2009, 04:08 PM
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Old September 28, 2009, 02:21 AM
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He wears very tight trousers?
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well, that´falls short, I would say.

Come on , I´m sure there is an expression for this in English.

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He likes smuggling budgies? But a budgie-smuggler is a type of swimming costume, not trousers.
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ok
I found sth with stick out and accentuated in the dic.
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He likes smuggling budgies? But a budgie-smuggler is a type of swimming costume, not trousers.
Budgie smuggler?
That hasn't crossed the Atlantic, and I doubt it will.
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Budgie smuggler?
That hasn't crossed the Atlantic, and I doubt it will.
It's more an Australianism.
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Wherever the expression comes from, it's great.
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