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Hi~ Amy~!



South Korea

Help me out~ Amy!

I tried to look up this phrase in dic, but I couldn't get it…..T_T


As soon as dinner is over, he goes upstairs to the bathroom and camps out there for an hour. And by the time he comes back downstairs, I am already done.



What does "camp out" mean in this sentence?

Dic says

to sleep outdoors, usually in a tent
What he liked best about scouting was camping out.
to stay somewhere where you do not have all the usual things that a house has
We'll just have to camp out until our furniture arrives.


but, either way is not coming to me.

He was supposed to wash the dishes with me, but he went upstairs to the bathroom… and…what?


I am  sure you will give me a very clear answer!!!

06:57 AM Mar 12 2009 |

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Teacher AmySuper Member!

United States

Sometimes "camp out" is used as a slang expression meaning "stay somewhere for a long time." So he went upstairs to the bathroom and stayed there for a long time.


Thanks for your question!


09:58 PM Mar 12 2009 |



South Korea

Thank U very very very much~!!!!Laughing

03:00 AM Mar 13 2009 |