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aye aye

An affirmation that a request or order has been understood and will be carried out directly. Originates from the Royal and US Navy, where it is an official reply to a command issued by a superior officer. A: "Can you be sure to pick up some eggs when you go to the supermarket?" B: "Aye aye!"
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Chamings digs Aye Patrick Chamings was singing from the same songsheet as Hills after winning the claimer with Aye Aye Digby.
EX-HUBBY J Blake KISS She hugs Reg and plants smacker on his cheek AYE AYE She gazes dreamily into his eyes IT'S A WRAP Amy clings on to big Reg's broad shoulders HAND IN HAND Amy and Reg walk down the street during a night out in Mayfair
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PLAY TIME Tot rolls up in style AYE AYE KIDS Children captain the parade
AYE AYE, CAPTAIN Billy Manning is back from seven years at sea and ready to skipper a new nightclub in Cardiff's Millennium Plaza.
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But sometimes simplicity wins the day - and that's why my prize is going to Yvonne Poole, who suggested Aye Aye and Naw Naw.
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45) is a tightlyknit six-furlong contest, but AYE AYE DIGBY can strike for the in-form Henry Candy.
Plus, lots of lovely senoritas in the crowd, aye aye aye aye