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    "You owe me a new car is what you owe me," Gunny said.

    What would be the meaning of the sentence above? Thanks in advance!

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    Re: owe

    Quote Originally Posted by yuriya View Post
    "You owe me a new car is what you owe me," Gunny said.

    What would be the meaning of the sentence above? Thanks in advance!
    It means, "You owe me a new car" in a strange American dialect. "This car is riddled with shot. It's your fault, so you have to buy me a new car".

    Where exactly is this story set?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    It means, "You owe me a new car" in a strange American dialect. "This car is riddled with shot. It's your fault, so you have to buy me a new car".

    Where exactly is this story set?
    Thanks, Ray as always! The stage is New York in 1937, I think.

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