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come to papa

1. An entreaty or encouragement—typically jocular—for something or someone to approach. Usually said by a man. "That's it, come to papa," I said to myself as the suspects neared our undercover camera. It's immature, I know, but I can't help but whisper "come to papa" every time the ATM dispenses my cash.
2. An entreaty by gamblers for good fortune, especially when throwing dice. Usually said by a man. I need a seven on this roll—come to papa!
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References in classic literature ?
Even if he proposed parting us, papa wouldn't allow it.
You saw something (or heard something) strange while papa was telling his story.
I cannot give up my only prospect of happiness, papa Mr.
Promise me, papa, that you will consent to what we wish.
Two additional chairs were brought in from the bedroom: Miss Snevellicci sat at the head of the table, and Mr Lillyvick at the foot; and Nicholas had not only the honour of sitting next Miss Snevellicci, but of having Miss Snevellicci's mama on his right hand, and Miss Snevellicci's papa over the way.
Miss Ledrook eked out this speech with so many mysterious nods and frowns before she shut the door again, that a profound silence came upon all the company, during which Miss Snevellicci's papa looked very big indeed--several sizes larger than life--at everybody in turn, but particularly at Nicholas, and kept on perpetually emptying his tumbler and filling it again, until the ladies returned in a cluster, with Miss Snevellicci among them.
With which Miss Snevellicci's papa looked steadily and sternly at Mr Lillyvick for some seconds, and then rising deliberately from his chair, kissed the ladies all round, beginning with Mrs Lillyvick.
Miss Snevellicci's papa being greatly exalted by this triumph, and incontestable proof of his popularity with the fair sex, quickly grew convivial, not to say uproarious; volunteering more than one song of no inconsiderable length, and regaling the social circle between-whiles with recollections of divers splendid women who had been supposed to entertain a passion for himself, several of whom he toasted by name, taking occasion to remark at the same time that if he had been a little more alive to his own interest, he might have been rolling at that moment in his chariot-and-four.
Here,' Papa hands her a knotted plastic bag from his pocket while they rest their back on the tree.
link/papa-johns-pizzas-disgusted-with-anti-white-nfl-pulls-ads/) endorsed Papa John's after CEO John Schnatter blamed the NFL's response to players' protests of racism for the company's decline in sales.
Great for family nights out or bringing the team in after the game, Papa Gino's All You Can Eat is great for filling up without breaking your wallet.
The company said this new restaurant is one of over 100 Papa John's restaurants planned for Madrid and the surrounding area.
The Supreme Court ruled that the appeals tribunal erred in applying the holistic test and in reversing and setting aside the March 2008 decision of the IPO's bureau of legal affairs and the January 2009 decision of the IPO director-general, both of which rejected Barrio Fiesta's application for Papa Boy and Device.
A proposito de esta publicacion, no podemos pasar por alto otro libro del CIP: Innovation for development: The papa andina experience, que agrupa los articulos en tres secciones: Desarrollo del modelo de la papa andina (proyecto trinacional--Bolivia, Ecuador y Peru--); Enfoque de la papa andina y sus aplicaciones; y, finalmente, Compartiendo el conocimiento sursur.
On behalf of the Del Papa Distributing Company family I'd like to thank the TABC for this recognition and for being a great partner," said Lawrence Del Papa, Sr.