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    he'd sure as hell deliver on the loan

    "If anyone ever used one of his children as collateral he'd sure as hell deliver on the loan."

    Have no idea what the main clause means. Please help!

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    Re: he'd sure as hell deliver on the loan

    Quote Originally Posted by iemmahu View Post
    "If anyone ever used one of his children as collateral he'd sure as hell deliver on the loan."

    Have no idea what the main clause means. Please help!
    A main clause has a subject and a verb and it never begins with if. Additionally, the comma tells you where to look. It points you in the "right" direction.


    • If anyone ever used one of his children as collateral, he'd sure as hell deliver on the loan.


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    Re: he'd sure as hell deliver on the loan

    Quote Originally Posted by iemmahu View Post
    "If anyone ever used one of his children as collateral he'd sure as hell deliver on the loan."

    Have no idea what the main clause means. Please help!
    sure as hell = with absolute certainty
    deliver on the loan = to do or carry out as promised the paying back of the loan

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    Re: he'd sure as hell deliver on the loan

    Quote Originally Posted by svartnik View Post
    sure as hell = with absolute certainty
    deliver on the loan = to do or carry out as promised the paying back of the loan
    Look again at svartnik's post. He gives you the answer.

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