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In the same 'vein'=breath

Posted by Bob on May 16, 2004

In Reply to: In the same 'vein'=breath posted by Chip on May 16, 2004

: could you tell me the definition of the *vein* here?

: -in the same vein, try to avoid staring at those beautiful women in skimpy clothing. They know they're hot and they dont'...

: thank you

"vein" is a train of thought, a series of associations, a course of thinking. It's the mental equivalent to the vein that carries blood through the body in a single direction.