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    ... we had given down by anyone else

    Would you kind to help me please ?
    What does the sentence below mean ?
    Is it a idiom ?

    "We had given down by anyone else or anything else."

    Thank you.

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    Re: ... we had given down by anyone else

    Quote Originally Posted by milbeny View Post
    Would you kind to help me please ?
    What does the sentence below mean ?
    Is it a idiom ?

    "We had given down by anyone else or anything else."

    Thank you.
    Welcome to the Forum, milbenny!

    Sorry, the sentence you quote makes no sense to me. It is definitely not common usage!

    Perhaps if you tell us where you found the quotation and give us a few more sentences we'll be able to assist you.

    Cheers,
    Amigos4


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    Re: ... we had given down by anyone else

    Quote Originally Posted by amigos4 View Post
    Welcome to the Forum, milbenny!

    Sorry, the sentence you quote makes no sense to me. It is definitely not common usage!

    Perhaps if you tell us where you found the quotation and give us a few more sentences we'll be able to assist you.

    Cheers,
    Amigos4
    I heard this sentence in the movie dialog and tried to write down.
    Later I guessed, in the movie's context, it could be this one:

    "We didn't give a damn about anyone else or anything else."

    Does the sentence means something like "We didn't care about other people or other things. We did all things our way." ?

    Thanks a lot,
    milbeny


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    Re: ... we had given down by anyone else

    Exactly...but "...or other things. We did (all-omit) things our way."

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    Re: ... we had given down by anyone else

    Quote Originally Posted by David L. View Post
    Exactly...but "...or other things. We did (all-omit) things our way."
    David,

    I still don't have a clue as to the meaning of Milbeny's phrase! How did you figure out what the phrase means? There is no context to lead us to believe that it means 'we did things our way.'

    You must be a mind-reader, my friend!

    Cheers,
    Amigos4

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