get hold of a clicking pen

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colombiana10

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Colombian Spanish
Hello, I received this email from someone I was in love with, but we are not longer together. Could you help me translating the last expression?

"Mr. Wright has banned me from talking to you because I have managed to get hold of a clicking pen!"

Many thanks!
 
  • Lis48

    Senior Member
    English - British
    Welcome colombiana10.
    When people are thinking of something/someone else and not concentrating on work, they click the top of a ballpoint pen in and out and make an irritating noise which Mr. Wright does not like. It suggests to me that your friend is thinking of you all the time.
     
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