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Help on English vocab, including idioms, slang and sayings

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Re: peel the grapes

Postby Josef » Sat Aug 16, 2008 7:41 pm

Sorry, I don't know this expression as a saying or idiom. I may be ignorant but I only understand it literally: "remove the skin from the grapes"

Maybe someone else knows it in a more figurative sense?
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Re: peel the grapes

Postby buttonwillow » Mon Sep 01, 2008 9:20 pm

The expression is "Peel me a grape". It is a comical command, meant to ask another person to perform a service such as an emperor of ancient Rome might desire. It's a joke.
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