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addaword.gifdefinition of get some bars

phrase
to go somewhere else (e.g. outside) to get a better mobile phone reception (refers to the series of bars on the phone's screen, showing the strength of the signal)
There's no signal in here - I'm going outside to get some bars.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 22/03/2010 07:50:00
Definition of get some bars from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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