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    Cool Bully versus bullied

    Please, what is the meaning or "bully versus bullied" expression?

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    Re: Bully versus bullied

    Usually as a phrase it means comparing bullies with people who are bullied.

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    Cool Re: Bully versus bullied

    Quote Originally Posted by Niall View Post
    Usually as a phrase it means comparing bullies with people who are bullied.
    Thank You for your kind attention. Does it mean something like changing order, that's to say "those menaced are now who menace the thugs in return?

    Thanks in advance.


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    Re: Bully versus bullied

    Well, it means that they are put in juxtaposition, or are compared.
    It doesn't really suggest a change in order, but it might suggest some sort of conflict, as in: It was the bullies versus the bullied, and as is often the case, the bullied managed to come out on top.

    A phrase suggesting a change in order would be:
    Now, the bullies have become the bullied

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