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    bad blood

    what is meaning of bad blood? and it's use for Poles or Germans in this passage?
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    Re: bad blood

    Bad feelings between people, especially people that should have some connection to each other.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: bad blood

    It means antagonistic feelings between 2 people, or between 2 groups or even 2 families. Think of the Montagues and the Capulets in Romeo and Juliet.

    There was no passage quoted in your original post but your original question mention "Germans and Poles". Please note this is NOT my personal opinion about anything, but it could be said that there could be "bad blood" between Poland and Germany because of the events of World War II.

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