meaning and examples of the Phrase

When Nelson gets his eye back

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Phrase indicating that something is felt to be impossible or will never happen (e.g. ‘lecturers will get a good salary when Nelson gets his eye back’). Admiral Nelson commanded the British fleet during the early part of the Napoleonic Wars, and had only one eye.
(Is unlikely to offend anyone in any situation.).

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nelson
gets
his
eye
back
phrase
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felt
impossible
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never
happen
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salary
admiral
commanded
the
british
fleet
during
early
part
napoleonic
wars
and
had
only
one
unlikely
offend
anyone
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1998

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