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Doesn’t have both oars in the water

DEFINITION

Stupid. Uneducated.Inept (Compare with Not packed too tight or One can short of a six pack.)

“I’ve noticed the new secretary just sits at her desk daydreaming, I don’t think she has both oars in the water.”

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