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Guest:
what does this expression means"please give me a break"
thanx in advance.
It means;
Stop picking on me. stop victimising me, or stop criticising me
Emotion: smile
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How could you say just the opposite?
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Start picking on me. start victimising me, or start criticising me?

Why would you want to say that? Emotion: smile
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Anonymous:
Give me a break
Anonymous:
I REALLY WANT TO KNOW THE MEANING OF THE EXPRESSION"GIVE ME A BREAK"
AnonymousI REALLY WANT TO KNOW THE MEANING OF THE EXPRESSION"GIVE ME A BREAK"

Hi,

It's been explained in the second post in this thread.
Clive WoodwardIt means: Stop picking on me, stop victimising me, or stop criticising me.
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Anonymous:
The other way of putting the phrase, "give me a break" is that, don't expect me to beleive it.
Anonymous:
give me a break - the origin of this idiom comes from the "break card" in texas hold em poker... the 5th card drawn in texas hold em is called the "break card" and most gamblers depend on that "break" card to give them a winning hand in the game... therefore giving them a "break" and a win
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