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Nahdiah
the use of onion If i am not mistaken, i have heard a dialog in a movie said that "she's an onion" meaning, the person is easy to cry. she's an onion, or i am an onion, Can i use this phrase to describe a person like that? thank you in advance
Jan 31, 2012 5:41 AM
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It means that like an onion this person has many layers , is complicated . Being like an onion is not about crying.
January 31, 2012
I agree with the other people, I've never heard that expression before, but sometimes "they're like an onion..." but even that usually demands some futher explanation, it's not a common enough expression to be accepted as is.
January 31, 2012
Language can be very creative. However, I've never heard anyone describe someone that way. If someone said, "She's an onion," I would think that the person being talked about made other people cry. ^o^
January 31, 2012
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