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meaning of "meat market" #1 (permalink) Mon Dec 22, 2008 2:17 am   meaning of "meat market"
 

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ESL/EFL Test #285 "English Slang Idioms (7)", question 10

She felt uncomfortable going to the local bar by herself. It had the reputation of being a ......... market.

(a) flea
(b) meat
(c) free
(d) corner

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #285 "English Slang Idioms (7)", answer 10

She felt uncomfortable going to the local bar by herself. It had the reputation of being a meat market.

Correct answer: (b) meat

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meaning of "meat market" #2 (permalink) Mon Dec 22, 2008 17:49 pm   meaning of "meat market"
 

Definition: "(Slang) An establishment, such as a nightclub, where one looks for a sexual partner."
Here is a link to an online dictionary - http://www.thefreedictionary.com/meat+market
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