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I am reading Diary of Wimpy Kid (Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Book 2 - Rodrick Rules). But when I read to this page. I get stuck about like that

What is the meaning of "What I would do for a candy bar" in this situation?

We had to do the whole skit in Spanish. Rowley asked me what I would do for a candy bar, and I said I'd stand on my head.

Here is my research(https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/candy-bar) candy bar: candy shaped like a thin brick. But It seems not to make sense for this sentence.

Would you like for explaining the meaning of this in the situation?

Thank you in advance!

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    The candy bar is payment for doing something. When you were a kid wouldn't you have done some things in order to get a piece of candy? – Hot Licks Nov 15 at 3:16
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    What are you willing to do in exchange for a sweet reward? – Yosef Baskin Nov 15 at 3:18
  • Think of it as an elision of "I don't know what I would do for a candy bar." – Mitch Nov 15 at 3:39
  • Your title includes a rhetorical question, and your text shows a question that seeks information. – Yosef Baskin Nov 15 at 3:43
  • I have just edited the titile. Thank you for your comment @YosefBaskin – Sơn Lâm Nov 15 at 3:46

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