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    John would have him killed - translate

    John would have him killed. Would actually have him killed.
    Please help me to translate it in simple words

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    Re: John would have him killed - translate

    More context would help, but here is one version:

    John would order his death.

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    Re: John would have him killed - translate

    5jj's right - more context would help.

    It sounds like the future in the past.

    'Bolingbroke turned out to be a traitor. John later ordered his death.'

    Rover
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 08-Mar-2011 at 20:32.

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