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    Default of you get my meaning

    If the men don't like the persona the women perpetuates, then they would decide to deceive and leave, of you get my meaning.

    I understand the rest of the sentence but not the last "of you" part.

    My American friend wrote this. I think it could be typo because "o" and "i" are next to each other in keyboard. She may have meant "if and not of". Anyway, I just want to clarify, is there any structure like this or is it just just a typo?

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    Default Re: of you get my meaning

    I think it's a typo for if. (Your friend isn't a great stylist: I wonder how one perpetuates a persona.)

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    Default Re: of you get my meaning

    Quote Originally Posted by david11 View Post
    If the men don't like the persona the women perpetuates, then they would decide to deceive and leave, of you get my meaning.

    I understand the rest of the sentence but not the last "of you" part.

    My American friend wrote this. I think it could be typo because "o" and "i" are next to each other in keyboard. She may have meant "if and not of". Anyway, I just want to clarify, is there any structure like this or is it just just a typo?
    It's a typo for "if". Your friend also made an error in verb agreement by saying "the persona the women perpetuates​".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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