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Discussion » Questions » Education » I was told to pull my socks up when I was still in school.I told the teacher that I never wore socks and should by default not get detention

I was told to pull my socks up when I was still in school.I told the teacher that I never wore socks and should by default not get detention

Did I do right....? 

Posted - February 8

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  • 1725
    ... I don't get it.
    If you weren't wearing socks, why did they tell you to pull them up?
      February 8, 2019 3:11 PM MST
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  • 8726
    It's an old English expression for a person to pull their finger out and do something.....:) 
      February 8, 2019 3:34 PM MST
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  • 20136
    Uh...I'm afraid to ask pull it out of what.
      February 8, 2019 5:15 PM MST
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  • 8726
    Get a move on and stop slacking.... That Dutch guy Hans and not to pull his finger out of the Dyke :)
      February 8, 2019 6:58 PM MST
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  • 1725
    Ah ... I get it ... like the American West expression to pull yourself up by your bootstraps.
      February 9, 2019 10:02 AM MST
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  • 8726
    We have hundreds of sayings like that in england....:(
      February 9, 2019 10:16 AM MST
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  • 10446
    I was told that I could put my arms down when I get to school.
      February 8, 2019 5:18 PM MST
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  • 20136
    That's just weird.
      February 8, 2019 5:33 PM MST
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  • 10446
    I know. I can't help it.
    :)

      February 8, 2019 5:38 PM MST
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  • 8726
    That's just a word actually....Hehe
      February 8, 2019 6:59 PM MST
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  • 8726
    I've never heard of anyone before, that's euthanized their own  arm....:(
      February 8, 2019 7:06 PM MST
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  • 10446
    Yeah, school can get tough.
    :)
      February 9, 2019 8:44 AM MST
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  • 976
    I'd pull that finger out and point him to the Principal's office.  
      February 8, 2019 5:36 PM MST
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  • 8726
    Heads up there then...lol
      February 8, 2019 7:07 PM MST
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