EnglishClub
Home Learn English Teach English MyEnglishClub

Please note that these ESL Forums are NOT part of MyEnglishClub. To post at these ESL Forums please register ↑ first.


daddy

English grammar help. Grammar questions from ESL learners

Moderator: Alan

daddy

Postby Hung Tao » Fri Oct 08, 2004 9:01 am

Please explain the meaning of the following sentence:
If profligate government want to play sugar daddy with their taxpayer's money, surely that is their sovereign right?
Thanks in advance.
User avatar
Hung Tao
Platinum Member
 
Posts: 879
Joined: Sun Jan 11, 2004 1:54 pm

Postby Alan » Fri Oct 08, 2004 2:03 pm

'Sugar daddy' is a colloquial expression meaning 'patron/protector' (lit. a male lover who pays for everything).
User avatar
Alan
EC Teacher
EC Teacher
 
Posts: 12003
Joined: Mon Dec 29, 2003 7:56 pm
Location: Japan
Status: English Teacher


Return to Grammar Help

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 23 guests