It didn't have to be up.

English translation: it didn't have to be [up-beat/positive]

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English term or phrase:It didn't have to be up.
English translation:it didn't have to be [up-beat/positive]
Entered by: nyamuk

13:30 Dec 8, 2003
English to English translations [Non-PRO]
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English term or phrase: It didn't have to be up.
Kiki wanted to know what I would contribute to Filly's "Sex VS Love" issue I didn't have the faintest idea. Kiki said that was ok because whatever I wrote, it didn't have to be "up". It could be "true." But "funny true."
Not "down true" or "icky true."
vkan
it didn't have to be [up-beat/positive]
Explanation:
The story did have to be up

up as in up-beat. The story didnt have to have an up-beat or positive.

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Note added at 10 mins (2003-12-08 13:41:35 GMT)
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*didn\'t have to be up-beat or positive
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nyamuk
United States
Local time: 19:32
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4 +2it didn't have to be [up-beat/positive]
nyamuk


  

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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
it didn't have to be up.
it didn't have to be [up-beat/positive]


Explanation:
The story did have to be up

up as in up-beat. The story didnt have to have an up-beat or positive.

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Note added at 10 mins (2003-12-08 13:41:35 GMT)
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*didn\'t have to be up-beat or positive

nyamuk
United States
Local time: 19:32
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 58

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Adela Van Gils: positive
1 min

agree  jerrie
5 mins
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