where it counts

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English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

where it counts

  1. in the most advantageous area or sphere
    True, Madeline does not have a lot of book smarts, but she is plenty wise enough where it counts.
  2. in an effective manner
    At first the boycott's impact was barely noticeable, but now the protesters are hurting the store where it counts.
  3. (euphemistic) in the testicles
    A girl's best weapon--and one that should be used sparingly--is a swift kick where it counts.