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ENGLISH EXPRESSIONS

 

Baby Needs A New Pair Of Shoes

This is a fun and informal expression which some people use when:

1. they are happy to receive payment

2. they express a need to make money 

3. they gamble (If used while gambling, it is said for good luck.) 

Example:

John:     “This is a great casino!”

Mary:    “Yeah, what do you want to do first?”

John:     “How about the craps table?”

Mary:    “Great! Here, blow on my dice for good luck!

                   Baby needs a new pair of shoes!