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Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  13/SET/2012 2:04 PM
Assunto:  Gunning for the glitter
 
Mensagem:  to gun for = to go after, seek, look for  (The original meaning was "to look for and kill" and is often heard today in Western films.)

the glitter = fame, fortune, recognition, reputation, etc.  ("The glitter" is often used in relation to movie stars, famous rock musicians, etc.)

All my life I was swinging for the fence, (baseball term)
I was looking for the triple, (baseball term)
Never playing good defence (baseball/basketball term)

Gunning for the glitter,
Every hot and heavy hitter, (baseball term)

She was never really there so I couldn't really get her


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Gunning for the glitter  –  Thiago'  13/SET/2012, 1:12 PM
 Gunning for the glitter  –  Dale-USA  13/SET/2012, 2:04 PM
Gunning for the glitter  –  Thiago  13/SET/2012, 10:57 PM

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