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be in an interesting condition
euphemism To be pregnant. A: "Is it true that Stan's daughter is in an interesting condition?" B: "Yes, she's due at the end of the summer."
cut a figure
To convey a particular image. An adjective is often used between "a" and "figure." As the dog ran around while covered in a blanket, he cut a funny figure that entertained the kids.
in an interesting condition
euphemism Pregnant. A: "Is it true that Stan's daughter is in an interesting condition?" B: "Yes, she's due at the end of the summer."
make (something) interesting
1. To increase the level of potential risk and reward in a particular situation by betting money on it. A: "Come on, let's make this interesting. I bet you $100 his plan will never work." B: "$100? You're on!" A: "You seem awfully confident about this. Care to make it interesting?" B: "Sure, how does $50 sound?"
2. To complicate a situation that previously seemed straightforward or to have a foregone conclusion. The team made things interesting by scoring two goals in the last 10 minutes, but the Kings were able to hold them off and win 3-2. FlemCorp has controlled the smartphone market for years, but it seems like this new manufacturer, Smapple, could make things interesting.
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*in an interesting condition
Euph. pregnant. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) Young Mrs. Lutin is in an interesting condition. The bride appeared to be in an interesting condition.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
cut a — figurepresent yourself or appear in a particular way.
1994 Vanity Fair David has cut a dashing figure on the international social scene.
in an interesting conditionpregnant. dated euphemistic
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