mít dlouhé vedení

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Etymology[edit]

Literally: to have a long communication line.

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  • IPA(key): [miːt dlou̯ɦɛː vɛdɛɲiː]

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mít dlouhé vedení

  1. (colloquial, informal, idiomatic) to be slow on the uptake, to comprehend slowly
    • 2017, Martina Hohenberger, Kletba krve[1], TZ-one, →ISBN, page 209:
      Karel měl většinou, co se týkalo dívek, dost dlouhé vedení. Nikdy nevěděl, jak zareagovat.
      Karel was usually very slow on the uptake when dealing with girls. He never knew how to react.
  2. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see mít,‎ dlouhý,‎ vedení.

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