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Spanish Spain

dar plantón

Expression USED On Occasion BY Teens

(to give sapling) • To stand someone up.

"Ni se os ocurra darme plantón mañana."

"Don't you give me sapling tomorrow."

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Italian Italy

dare buca

Expression USED On Occasion BY Teens

(to give hole) • To stand someone up i.e. to not show up for an appointment or date.

"Guarda, sono arrabbiatissima! Come ha potuto darmi buca?!"

"Look, I'm furious! How could he give me hole?!"

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French France

poser un lapin

Expression USED On Occasion BY Most People

(to put down a rabbit) • To stand someone up.

"Pourquoi tu pleures?" "Il m'a posé un lapin."

"Why are you crying?" "He put me down a rabbit."

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French France

poser un lapin

Expression USED On Occasion BY Older Generations

(to put down a rabbit) • To stand somebody up.

"Mon crush n’est jamais venu au rendez-vous que je lui avais donné, il m’a trop posé un lapin!"

"My crush never came to the appointment I gave him, he put me down such a rabbit!"

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