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    I'll break his bloody neck for him

    Hi

    Iíll break his bloody neck for him.

    Does it just mean "I'll break his bloody neck"? Is "for him" at the end necessary?

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    Re: I'll break his bloody neck for him

    No, but it adds to the irony and therefore to the emotion. This is clearly British English.

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    Re: I'll break his bloody neck for him

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    This is clearly British English.

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