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    A man with the nerve to kill

    Can anyone help me with the following sentence:


    A man with the nerve to kill had much that he might reasonably fear.


    So, is he frightened or not? I don't understand.



    Thanks.

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    Re: A man with the nerve to kill

    Quote Originally Posted by blueeye View Post
    Can anyone help me with the following sentence:


    A man with the nerve to kill had much that he might reasonably fear.


    So, is he frightened or not? I don't understand.



    Thanks.
    Some context would be helpful.

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