two thumbs up

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The strong approval itself.

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  • American film critics Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel co-hosted a movie review program, At the Movies. The two had different tastes, and often verbally sparred and traded humorous barbs. When both critics gave the film a thumbs up, it was assumed that the film was very good.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

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two thumbs upA hand gesture indicating strong approval.
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