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02:51 Jul 10, 2002
English to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary / Sex Novel
English term or phrase: grout the tub
You're a no-nooky woman. Since you sex drive is hovering around the "I'd rather grout the tub" level of enthusiasm, you need to give your relationship another look.
Andou
Local time: 01:00
English translation:grouting the tub
Explanation:
"Grout" is the cement used for tiles. "To grout" is to cement tiles in place, or to fill in the spaces between the tiles with grout. In other words, "to perform very menial and boring work".

Your text:
> > You're a no-nooky woman.

"Nooky" is a nice word to mean "to have sex". A "no-nooky woman" is a woman who does not have sex or does not desire to have sex.

> > Since you sex drive

sex drive = libido

> is hovering around

is at the level of

> > the "I'd rather grout the tub" level of enthusiasm,

Not enthusiastic at all. Would rather clean the toilet than have sex.

> > you need to give your relationship another look.

You need to re-examine your relationship

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grouting the tub


Explanation:
"Grout" is the cement used for tiles. "To grout" is to cement tiles in place, or to fill in the spaces between the tiles with grout. In other words, "to perform very menial and boring work".

Your text:
> > You're a no-nooky woman.

"Nooky" is a nice word to mean "to have sex". A "no-nooky woman" is a woman who does not have sex or does not desire to have sex.

> > Since you sex drive

sex drive = libido

> is hovering around

is at the level of

> > the "I'd rather grout the tub" level of enthusiasm,

Not enthusiastic at all. Would rather clean the toilet than have sex.

> > you need to give your relationship another look.

You need to re-examine your relationship



cheungmo
PRO pts in pair: 27
Grading comment
Thank you your answer!!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxCHENOUMI: Perfect explanation! 'hovering around' = hang around/fluctuate around.
24 mins

agree  Indojin: Great explanation!!
28 mins

agree  Kim Metzger: Fine, but to grout is only to fill in between the tiles, not cement them in place.
48 mins

agree  Paul Mably: good one
1 hr

agree  Piotr Kurek: I'm impresssssed!
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agree  Sarah Ponting
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agree  Maria-Jose Pastor: nice job
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