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What does 'quite a prune' mean?



 
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What does 'quite a prune' mean? #1 (permalink) Sun May 03, 2009 7:13 am   What does 'quite a prune' mean?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #574 "English Slang Idioms (316)", question 1

"Make sure you practice your free-throws tonight like the coach told you to do. You have the big game coming up and practice makes .........," Dan's father told him.

(a) acceptance
(b) better
(c) passing
(d) perfect

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #574 "English Slang Idioms (316)", answer 1

"Make sure you practice your free-throws tonight like the coach told you to do. You have the big game coming up and practice makes perfect," Dan's father told him.

Correct answer: (d) perfect
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What does 'quite a prune' mean? #2 (permalink) Sun May 03, 2009 10:38 am   What does 'quite a prune' mean?
 

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Please supply context. To me it sounds as if the listener had been in the swimming pool too long.
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What does 'quite a prune' mean? #3 (permalink) Tue May 05, 2009 9:36 am   What does 'quite a prune' mean?
 

LOL Mr. Micawber.

Perhaps it's, " Quite a prude ", meaning easily offended or disgusted by ribald behaviour.
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