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kill you like nobody's killed you before

English translation: I'll make you regret it ever so bitterly

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05:45 Apr 6, 2007
English to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: kill you like nobody's killed you before
No, I'm not going to leave them and don't you even think about leaving me, because I'll kill you like nobody's killed you before.
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English translation:I'll make you regret it ever so bitterly
Explanation:
if you left me
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Roman Bardachev
Canada
Local time: 02:29
Grading comment
thank you!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
2 +12I'll make you regret it ever so bitterly
Roman Bardachev


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33 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): +12
I'll make you regret it ever so bitterly


Explanation:
if you left me

Roman Bardachev
Canada
Local time: 02:29
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in category: 11
Grading comment
thank you!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Jack Doughty: Reminds me of a catch-phrase from the TV seris "Private Schultz": Schultz's commanding officer to Schultz: "If I have you shot, you'll live to regret it!"
20 mins
  -> Thank you, Jack

agree  Ken Cox: now that's poetic licence!
1 hr
  -> Thank you, Ken

agree  Rachel Fell
2 hrs
  -> Thank you, Rachel

neutral  Richard Benham: The threat could be literal....
2 hrs
  -> It could. The context is rather limited

agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
4 hrs
  -> Thank you, Vicky

agree  Amal Al-Arfaj
4 hrs
  -> Thank you, Amal

agree  Alison Jenner
7 hrs
  -> Thank you, Alison

agree  NancyLynn: as Richard said, it could very well be literal. the asker can best determine this.
7 hrs
  -> True. Thank you, NancyLynn

agree  RHELLER: human emotions are not always logical
8 hrs
  -> Thank you, Rita

agree  Paula Vaz-Carreiro
12 hrs

agree  KathyT
14 hrs

agree  xxxAlfa Trans
3 days11 hrs

agree  xxxNottsalex
7 days
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