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Hi guys,

could you please help me with the next situation?

Context: Weatherman is forecasting the weather for the next day. But someone from the TV crew noticed that he has something on his shirt which look like a blood. So he (standing behind the camera) intimated to that weatherman to hide that stain...Weatherman was trying to save the situation, he said....And now I need your help...

Okay. I guess I didn't do such a good job patching up that raspberry I got falling off my bike.

What did he said? I can't decide between the next options...

a) You know, I was riding my bike and I fell off and I guess I didn't do such a good job with patching up/stitching up the wound which caused this bloody stain looking like from raspberries.

b) You know, I was riding my bike and taking raspberries. But suddenly I fell off and squashed them. And I guess I didn't clean all of them from me.

thanks in advance

Best Regards

JCD
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JCD:
Raspberry has several slang definitions
n. Rough chafing to the skin causing redness or scratches resembling a raspberry.
Great, thanks Alphecca. [Y]Emotion: smile

Hm, as to that raspberry, I thought all the time that he was referring to fruit...Emotion: embarrassed

That's why I didn't look further for other meanings....Really interesting...

Thanks again for help.
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As part of the same dialog the weatherman clearly states "...don't worry, it's just a flesh wound, it won't affect the weather." [my emphasis]

And within seconds the investigators are talking about the blood pattern on his shirt being consistent with a cut but not with an abrasion.

Just a suggestion, it would probably help you get clearer answers if you post what TV show or movie you are quoting from. In this case I was able to find the relevant clip with a quick search but that is by no means always possible (and, frankly, I don't always feel like bothering).

For anyone interested it's the TV show Without A Trace episode Cloudy With a Chance of Gettysburg

No, I have no idea what the title refers to.
RayH
Just a suggestion, it would probably help you get clearer answers if you post what TV show or movie you are quoting from....

I'm afraid, I'm not following Emotion: smile....Alphecca gave meperfectly clear answer (thanks again for help, Alphecca). I was just explaining why I didn't look in other dictionaries about the other meanings of the word "raspberry", because Alphecca pasted here the definition from urbandictionary.com, as I found later.

What Ray is saying is that in general it is helpful to us if posters include a link to their excerpt, longer excerpts, or some other way of accessing the original text-- not just for those who are trying to answer the questions accurately, but also for the benefit of other members (we have thousands of them!) who might also want to know what is going on.
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Mister Micawber in general it is helpful to us if posters include a link to their excerpt, longer excerpts, or some other way of accessing the original text
Precisely. I meant my comment as a suggestion for all posters, JCD's question just provided the motivation. Still, not mentioning the very next line about a "flesh wound" (or at least providing a link to the clip) is leaving out important context. Context that explains exactly what the weatherman claimed had happened to him and eliminates the theory that he had a raspberry stain on his shirt.
JCDenton could you please help me with the next following situation?


I've seen this error several times recently, not sure from whom. At any rate, in some languages the two words are the same, but they are used differently here. Following here = that which comes after this.