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    Question meaning

    Hi all;
    would you plz tell me the meaning of this term:

    " I would have given this man a black eye by now."

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    Default Re: meaning

    = "I would have already punched this man in the face by now."
    Last edited by Temico; 25-Aug-2005 at 11:39.

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    Question Re: meaning

    Quote Originally Posted by Temico
    = "I would have already punched his man in the face by now."
    thank you temico so you mean "to give a black eye " means "to punch in the face" am I right?

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    Actually, it is to punch a chap very hard on one of his eyes so that it develops a black ring around it ( =a black eye).

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