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Re: Grow up at five

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on August 01, 2005

In Reply to: Grow up at five posted by Anuradha on August 01, 2005

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: question: what is the meaning of
: grow up at five
: play for keeps

When children play a game, as it might be marbles, to "play for keeps" means that the winner will actually keep anything he wins; thus the game is serious.