"What with the dead wife and all"? Gosh,sitcoms are so hard to understand,drives me crazy! There are two sentences. Sotryline: A's ex-wife is B's present girlfriend.A wants B to marry his ex-wife,so he can be off the hook for alimony.So A tend to please B.And lucky to A,B gets a dead wife and no kids. 1."Just your everyday little pink pill to turn that frown upside down." Does this sentence drop a verb? What is "your everyday little pink pill"? Does "pink pill" refer to something? Original coversation: A:Is judith up yet? B:She ran to the market. A::Up and out this early on a saturday.good for her. A:She used to sleep a lot when we were together. A:It was probably just the depression and the meds. B:Meds? was nothing serious.just your everyday little pink pill to turn that frown upside down. 2:"What with the dead wife and all." Does it mean:just because of your dead wife? Original coversation: A:You got kids? B:No. A:Well.that's a blessing.what with the dead wife and all.
Oct 19, 2012 8:55 PM
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Thanks,it's helpful.
October 20, 2012
"What with the dead wife and all"= all the things that arise after her death. For example, his grief, arranging the funeral, making sure the will is done, family grief etc.
October 19, 2012
1. There are a number of pills that can be obtained - either legally through a prescription or illegally, that will make a person feel (artificially) happy. They come in all colors, but pink is often the color. "Just your typical little pink pill to erase your sadness and make you happy." So some mind-altering drug was taken and it is referred to with sarcastic humor here. "What with the dead wife and all" = "Considering the situation with the dead wife and everything else that was happening connected with it."
October 19, 2012
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