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Re: Meaning of Phrase

Posted by Sauerkraut on November 15, 2001

In Reply to: Meaning of Phrase posted by Vinutha Shetty on November 15, 2001

: Hi!,
: Can somebody tell me the meaning of the pharse "It takes two to tango"
: Regards,
: Vinuta

The tango is one of those sensuos latin dances with lots of close partner contact, including "dips" where the male partner bends his lady backwards. I'm sure you've seen the routine in a movie or on TV.

It would be impossible to conduct this dance solo, thus the phrase has extended to mean that some ventures - whatever they may be - are pointless when attempted alone.