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    Default Go fly a kite = Fuck off ? ? ?

    Am i wrong ?

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    Default Re: Go fly a kite = Fuck off ? ? ?

    They are similar in meaning, true, but the F-phrase sends a stronger message.

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    Default Re: Go fly a kite = Fuck off ? ? ?

    Macho man, you do realize how incredibly rude and socially unacceptable your alternative is, right? You should never use this phrase outside of people you know very well and who you know will not be offended.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: Go fly a kite = Fuck off ? ? ?

    @lauralie2 and @ Barb_D

    Thanks for help


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    Default Re: Go fly a kite = Fuck off ? ? ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Macho man, you do realize how incredibly rude and socially unacceptable your alternative is, right? You should never use this phrase outside of people you know very well and who you know will not be offended.
    Unless giving offense is your intent. Or you don't care. Or you want to start a fight.


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    Default Re: Go fly a kite = Fuck off ? ? ?

    Go fly a kite.
    Go tell your mother she wants you.

    Both are rather benign expressions to say "leave me alone, you're boring or annoying me".

    Go play in the traffic.
    Go take a long walk off a short pier.

    Basically the same as the first two, but somewhat stronger.

    Your other alternative is as was already said rude, and generally not socially acceptable.

    I am not a teacher.

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