May 2, 2007

butt out

Posted in Idioms at 11:32 am by Feng

butt out — to stop meddling in the affairs or intruding in the conversation of others [dict] , also see butt in“.

On “Frasier”, Frasier desperately wants to make up the lost kinship with his son. He asks his son to play games together, but gets indifferent response. Frasier’s father says: “The boy has a life. You better butt out.”

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