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Globus or globus sensation vs. feeling a big throat

It's not a common idiom or phrase. I'm not 100 percent sure what the author was going for here, but my best guess is that they wanted to evoke the feeling of one's throat tightening - when you're ...
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In for a penny, in for a pound

Let's start with the usual meaning of the expression. Pounds and pence (pennies) are the units of currency of the United Kingdom. The penny is the smaller unit, with 100 pennies to the pound, just as ...
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What does "Spin away" mean?

The full context helps us here: On the fourth night of our relationship I turned up in the park and Alison was sitting on the bench with her arm around Kevin Bannister. Nobody – not Alison, or Kevin, ...
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