Used to tell someone to go away, or that their request will not be met.

Etymology:

  • From the fact that if one walks longer than the walkway, one will find oneself falling into the body of water below.
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Daphne was with her friends when this rude guy came over and asked if she would be up for a freebie, so Daphne told him to take a long walk off a short pier.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

Modified by TriplePurple on December 05, 2023

Translation

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Machen Sie einen langen Spaziergang auf einem kurzen Pier

dar un largo paseo por un muelle corto

faire une longue promenade sur une courte jetée

ஒரு குறுகிய கப்பலில் நீண்ட தூரம் நடந்து செல்லுங்கள்

נעמען אַ לאַנג גיין אויף אַ קורץ דאָק

在一个短码头散步

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