Jack
"one down,ninety-nine to go" ? what does it mean? ----- Any poet wants their poems to be poetic "So one down, ninety-nine to go." ------ (The speaker has just been praised for her poem)
Nov 24, 2017 12:08 PM
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I would need more context to make sense of this. But the structure “X down, Y to go” is usually used to mean that you have accomplished X things out of a list of X+Y things. Example: you have to take 5 final examinations, and you just finished your second one. You can say “Two down, three to go.”
November 24, 2017
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