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Autor:  Fran
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Data:  06/JAN/2010 1:11 AM
Assunto:  What does "Coming in tails" mean?
 
Mensagem:  Helen,

What you're looking for is "coming UP tails" not "coming IN tails" and it means "a tossed coin to turn out to be either heads or tails". She tossed a coin, and it came UP tails. Heads or tails = cara ou coroa.

Seriously, the other line of the song does mean literally "chasing our tails", like as in "the dog chases its own tail".

: )


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
What does "Coming in tails" mean?  –  Helen  06/JAN/2010, 12:33 AM
What does "Coming in tails" mean?  –  Helen  06/JAN/2010, 12:34 AM
 What does "Coming in tails" mean?  –  Fran  06/JAN/2010, 1:11 AM
What does "Coming in tails" mean?  –  Helen  06/JAN/2010, 2:32 PM
What does "Coming in tails" mean?  –  Fran  07/JAN/2010, 12:36 AM
What does   –  Helen  07/JAN/2010, 8:48 AM
What does   –  dale-cr  07/JAN/2010, 2:10 PM
What does   –  Helen  15/JAN/2010, 9:34 AM

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