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I need some explanation of what "Possibly being eaten by Diana" means. Thanks.

My Chinese subtitle explained that Ms. B will have lunch with Diana (Ms. B's lady boss). I'm guessing that probably means Ms. A will not have lunch because Diana has Ms.B buried with work. Ms. B is an assistant and started working just right out of college. [It's conversation from American Drama, younger]

Ms. A : Hey, what are you doing for lunch?

Ms. B: Possibly being eaten by Diana (B's lady boss). Why?

Ms. A: I'm supposed to meet Lauren (A's friend), and I could really use your help keeping her entertained while I read this thing.

Ms. B: Sure.

Ms. A: Yes. You're the best.

Diana : Back in an hour. And think about the book!

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Ms B. is suggesting that because Diana is such a dragon, an invitation to lunch with her might actually mean an invitation to be lunch rather than an invitation for lunch.

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  • it means exact meaning : being eaten by Diana, right? Thanks.
    – puputeh24
    May 14 '15 at 14:01
  • @seemunTeh: Yes, but it's meant to be a joke because, obviously, no matter how horrible a boss is, it's highly unlikely she would be a cannibal.
    – dnagirl
    May 14 '15 at 14:25
  • dnagirl- Hi, can I say that : Ms. B will have lunch with Diana but a joke , being eaten by Diana. Correct me if i'm wrong. Thanks
    – puputeh24
    May 15 '15 at 4:20

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