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    about "color"

    Dear all,
    In Chinese, we say "give someone a little color to see see" when a person wants to bully another one. I don't know how to translate it into English. Is it correct to say "Watch me to kick your ass if you try to mess me around"? Thank you for your help!

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    Re: about "color"

    What you have in English is an angry direct threat- is that what the Chinese means? Do you say these words to their face or is this a description of what the person is doing?

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