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Bojo
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April 8, 2015 1:22 am  

I'm new to West Indies/Island culture. Just finished reading T. Yanique's "Land of Love and Drowning". Can someone please define for me the expression to "lime"???

Thank You!*-)


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sheiba
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April 8, 2015 1:26 am  

To party.


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Bojo
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April 8, 2015 1:38 am  

LOL, I figured it was something like that!
Thanks!


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April 8, 2015 2:46 am  

There is not a concept equivalent to liming in the states, so it does not translate well. For a good treatment of the subject, see this:
http://www.skettel.com/liming/

My best translation is, "doing nothing with the deliberate purpose of doing nothing".


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Cruz
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April 8, 2015 2:55 am  

To party.

not necessarily....you can lime without partying. A better translation would be to hang out.

Also, the word can be a verb or noun.


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April 8, 2015 7:18 am  

To party.

not necessarily....you can lime without partying. A better translation would be to hang out.

Also, the word can be a verb or noun.

On STX it would be to hang out.


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OldTart
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April 8, 2015 10:31 am  

Yes, "hang out" is more on the mark than "party".:D If you're supposed to be working but are hanging around yakking, you "jes limin'"!


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April 8, 2015 10:37 am  

To me, "liming" is relaxing, doing a whole lot of nothing much.;)


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SkysTheLimit
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April 8, 2015 11:11 am  

We named a cat Limin. He does a lot of it!!!!!


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roadrunner
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April 8, 2015 4:14 pm  

http://www.cruciandictionary.com/cruzandictionary/l.html

For "lime" and other words you might run into. 🙂


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AandA2VI
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April 8, 2015 4:21 pm  

No no no! Limin is when you pour tequila all over yourself and run around in circles like you're a human blender making a margarita. Sheesh!

😀

It's chillllin. Limin.


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Bojo
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April 8, 2015 6:01 pm  

Excellent!


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April 9, 2015 11:49 am  

Just chillin' or limin'...that my life!


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Bojo
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April 10, 2015 1:22 am  

Thanks for all the input! Love the Crucian dictionary


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