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    down his throat

    Son, relax. I just want to chat with the man. I'm not gonna rip his head off and sh*t down his throat.

    What does it mean?
    Thank you

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    Re: down his throat

    It appears to mean what it says. The speaker seeks only conversation, not unpleasant violence.

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    Re: down his throat

    I want to know the meaning of the bold text. Sh*ting down someone's throat.

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    Re: down his throat

    Quote Originally Posted by Over the top View Post
    I want to know the meaning of the bold text. Sh*ting down someone's throat.
    What's the problem? The words are clear, if rather hyperbolic - I'm not sure how the logistics would work, come to that! (It should be sh*tting -. perhaps that clarifies things. It's talking about intraguttural defecation

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    #5

    Re: down his throat

    The more usual expression ends with neck - not throat.

    Rover

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    Re: down his throat

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    The more usual expression ends with neck - not throat.
    Where do you learn such things, Rover?

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    Re: down his throat

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    The more usual expression ends with neck - not throat.

    Rover
    Ah, I knew it sounded wrong, I just couldn't work out why! It's not something I hear a lot but I've certainly heard it several American films.

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    Re: down his throat

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    What's the problem? The words are clear, if rather hyperbolic - I'm not sure how the logistics would work, come to that! (It should be sh*tting -. perhaps that clarifies things. It's talking about intraguttural defecation

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    The problem is I am not a native and don't know what you know. If the words were clear to me I wouldn't bother asking. I know what the word means I want to know the phrase meaning, shi@tting down his throat.

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    Re: down his throat

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Ah, I knew it sounded wrong, I just couldn't work out why! It's not something I hear a lot but I've certainly heard it several American films.
    I copied it from an American book titled sh*t my dad says

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    Re: down his throat

    It's a comical threat to carry out an unspeakable act upon a person. There is no nuance or hidden meaning here.

    Like saying you will rip someone's heart out and show it to them while it's still beating.

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