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The most versatile phrasal verb in English, meaning everything

from hurry up and be serious, to, as here, please!

Just trot him, straight away and back, please.

If a horse Òtrots,Ó it walks fast, though here it used as a transitive

verb meaning to walk the dog. This usage is silly and rare.

Best of breed. Best winners. Best opposite.

A ÒbreedÓ is a particular animal type. For example, different

dog breeds include Collies, Poodles and German Shepherds.

Not that I didnÕt have a reputation myself, because you

know I was consideredÉ.to be quite the Casanova myself.

Casanova was a famous Frenchman

known for having hundreds of lovers.

IÕve got the two left feet. :: I thought he was kidding!

ÒTo kidÓ about something is to joke

about it or not talk about it seriously.

They had a nickname for me; They voted to call

me loopy because I would walk in little loops.

A ÒNicknameÓ is an alternative name that people are given. If a person is ÒloopyÓ, they are considered a bit odd or strange. To walk in ÒloopsÓ is to walk in circles.

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ÊOh man, youÕve got moves better than Winky.

ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Here, ÒmovesÓ are types of dance steps.

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Really, what weÕre talking about is standards.

ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ A ÒstandardÓ is a particular level of quality or excellence

that is established by tradition or rules

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Ê Very, very specific, rigid, you could say.

ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ If something is Òrigid,Ó it is inflexible or not likely to change.

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Ê The breeds do differ in that, but theyÕre very very strict and very very pure.

ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ A ÒstrictÓ person is demanding and insists on following rules exactly.  

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YouÕre average tourist, fisherperson.

ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ A ridiculously proper or politically correct way to refer to a fisherman.

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You sell them thisÉ..and all those different flies.

ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ In the context of a fishing shop, a ÒflyÓ is a type of small hook put on

the end of fishing poles that is used to attract and hook the fish.

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