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Old 11-01-2012, 07:52 AM
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Originally Posted by treghet View Post
"Fig. to lessen someone's force or authority.
to do something that takes attention away from what someone else has done" - thefreedictionary.com
Really? What're you, 12?

Anyway, I would hope you would know that phrase refers to doing different things, not mistakenly doing the same thing. It's also most commonly used for doing something pre-emptively.
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