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What does this mean? (English)

Hi there,

I presented slides to my boss. He said "I feel sugar in my blood". I have no idea it is positive or negative?
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Re: What does this mean? (English)

Is he a diabetic who then collapsed in front of you?
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Re: What does this mean? (English)

Is English his first language?
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Old 10.07.2015, 10:40
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Re: What does this mean? (English)

Positive. He's fizzing with energy after your inspiring presentation.
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Re: What does this mean? (English)

Sugar is the term used for Heroin in the Swiss Drug scene.
Looks like the needle has once again replaced the razor blade in the upper management.

In conclusion: He was bored to death and was lucky that he still had something left from his previous shot.
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Re: What does this mean? (English)

I suppose you couldn't have asked him: "Is that positive or negative?" with a smile?
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Hi there,

I presented slides to my boss. He said "I feel sugar in my blood". I have no idea it is positive or negative?
He might be making a pass at you.


(I've never heard a native English speaker ever use this phrase - neither has Google - it must be an attempt to translate some unknown, obscure saying from another language)
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Re: What does this mean? (English)

The only thing I can find is a lyric

It's not my weight that makes me faint.
for the sugar in my blood.
But the way these strangers stand so close.
They say my name, like a guessing game.
"Is that really you?"


I think he's not sure who you are. Did you go into the right office? Have you changed your hair?
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He might be making a pass at you.


(I've never heard a native English speaker ever use this phrase - neither has Google - it must be an attempt to translate some unknown, obscure saying from another language)
Doesn't exist in swiss german either, nor do I remember hearing it in standard german. Beats me.
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Re: What does this mean? (English)

I think your boss is batshit crazy.
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Re: What does this mean? (English)

It's one step down from "my heart pumps custard", which means I have no sympathy for you...
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Re: What does this mean? (English)

Intentionally vague statement meant to make you obsess over what it means.
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Old 10.07.2015, 17:09
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Re: What does this mean? (English)

As the OP gives his nationality as 瑞士 perhaps the boss thought he was talking 瑞士瑞士瑞士瑞士瑞士 and we're barking up the wrong tree completely.
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Re: What does this mean? (English)

I have never heard this or anything close to it. Maybe he is a creative trendsetter who is trying to start a brand new saying... they have to come from somewhere....


Alas, if you can't tell whether it is positive or negative, his efforts are probably doomed.....
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As the OP gives his nationality as 瑞士 perhaps the boss thought he was talking 瑞士瑞士瑞士瑞士瑞士 and we're barking up the wrong tree completely.
Doesn't 瑞士 mean swiss?

Anyway, OP, just ask your boss.
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Re: What does this mean? (English)

Hi,
Did not you notice his facial expression and the tone of your boss voice...that would have hinted you whether he is talking positively or negatively..

Any how....only your boss only can say now...

All the best...
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Re: What does this mean? (English)

Sounds like poor long-suffering Mr.Longbyt when I show him a heap of my poor attempts at taking photographs.
'Viel sogar; immer blurred'.
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Hi there,

I presented slides to my boss. He said "I feel sugar in my blood". I have no idea it is positive or negative?
I would consider it positive.

If he had said, "I need sugar in my blood.", less so.

If he had said, "I have s**t in my pants.", very bad.
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