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    keone21 is offline Newbie
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    Default One too many

    Hi everyone. I need some help on the exact meaning of the sentence below.

    He killed one man too many.

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    He has done something excessive / has gone further than he needs to get what he wants.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    He has done something excessive / has gone further than he needs to get what he wants.

    i think ya but i will see .

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    i am sorry i am asked my teacher in english in unveristiy

    and she dot know what that mean ?,.

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    Thanks anyway. The sentence comes from an old National Geopraphic magazine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by keone21 View Post
    Thanks anyway. The sentence comes from an old National Geopraphic magazine.
    Perhaps it means just what it implies - the man who is the subject of the article/paragraph/sentence has killed one man too many and is now in trouble.

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