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What does "mulligan" mean in this context?
I don’t like wishful thinking and also refuse to dwell on the past. Can’t call any mulligans on life.
- 1 month ago
I think it means no friends named mulligan to call
- ♥Sweetness♥Lv 71 month ago
In this case, 'mulligan' means a do-over.
- busterwasmycatLv 71 month ago
I call Mulligan! (a do-over). Life does not allow do-overs when you screw up, is the idea. Mulligan is a term from golf, and it isn't really allowed but amateurs such as myself will use it once in a while anyway. Rehit the ball if you screw up the first time. Strictly speaking, it is cheating. No Mulligans if you are playing for money or prizes. Only if you are just out with some friends and a few beers, and score doesn't matter, would it be allowed. And even then, some would be annoyed if you took a Mulligan.
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- ?Lv 71 month ago
It's a golfing term, basically meaning a free do over....due to some unexpected error or bad luck. ....like your club suddenly breaking, or your ball just happening to hit some bird in mid-flight-
So you are generally not penalized for such freak things, and you take a "Mulligan".....a free do over, with no stroke penalty .
- Spock (rhp)Lv 71 month ago
"mulligan" in golf, it means to take a shot over because you didn't like the outcome, or to [against the rules] improve your lay without counting that as the required two strokes penalty.
- !Lv 71 month ago
A mulligan is a golfing term for a do over that isnt coumted towards your score, usually if you make an uncharacteristically bad shot or error. So the sentence means you cant ask for a do over in lifem
- PetterLv 71 month ago
Like second chance. You don't get a second chance to live your life again.
- yr_nxt_bfLv 61 month ago
Mulligan = Do-over