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Where does that leave me? What does it mean? Can somebody give me some examples of how to use it.
Oct 26, 2012 12:29 AM
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The phrase "where does that leave (me, us, them)" has the meaning of "After this event, what are our options now? " "What should I do next?" " What are my options now?" here are some samples from various magazines so that you can see real examples of how natibe speakers have used it recently MILES-OBRIEN: So, if Watson is only scratching the surface, where does that leave me? Pretty grim, eh? Did I mention I have had some terrible 2 2009 FIC Bk:Confession A B C temples with his fingertips. # " God? God? And where does that leave me? " # " I'm sorry? " # " I had to 3 2009 FIC Bk:Confession A B C 's death. If she died by an act of God, where does that leave me? " # " Avenge? I see. I'm sorry. I 4 2009 FIC Bk:Confession A B C # " You say it was an act of God. So where does that leave me? " # Irvine turned to the police officer and nodded, and the 5 2005 FIC NewYorker A B C had her favorite novelist fall in love with her. # So where does that leave me? From Mutsumi's point of view, I'm nothing but an imposition 6 2004 MAG TownCountry A B C of an additional nine books. Now, you may ask, where does that leave me, a film producer who was brought up during a distinctly unfeminist era, 7 2003 FIC Fantasy & Science Fiction A B C face on film. # And after the pixie dust settles, where does that leave me? # As the writer. Eric's writer. Eric's Hollywood writer 8 2001 FIC Bk:ChurchLadies A B C Who is this caring, preacherly guy he has become? And where does that leave me? I am suspicious, and it grieves me. Life as I now 9 2000 MAG Bicycling A B C sport Obviously, I was wrong in Troy's case. So where does that leave me? I still feel that strange kinship every time I pass a person on 10 1996 SPOK ABC_20/20 A B C and this lost love are saying they should have married, then where does that leave me? I shouldn't have been born? Is that what they are saying 11 1996 FIC Bk:LilyWhite A B C aspect of one big and boring case. " " So? Where does that leave me? " " It leaves you as a practicing lawyer who represents people. 12 1992 SPOK Ind_Geraldo A B C not get adequate treatment in a mental institution in eight years, where does that leave me? I'm not -- I don't want to escape punishment. I 0.250 Hope this helps...
October 26, 2012
Thank you! I appreciate it!
October 26, 2012
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Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Other), English
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English