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He loves to constantly prod him and fence with him

azaaza Posts: 99 ✭✭
He loves to constantly prod him and fence with him

pls help me out!!! i don't get it! thx

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  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 36,067 mod
    @dope this can be meant figuratively, where someone is constantly teasing or challenging the other person, as if he is fighting (with a sword - fencing).

    to fence - sword flighting
    prod - poke - in this sense like poke fun at someone
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