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    #1

    You shall be beaten.

    Could we say "You shall be beaten." when we would like to beat somebody?

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    Re: You shall be beaten.

    Quote Originally Posted by koolade View Post
    Could we say "You shall be beaten." when we would like to beat somebody?
    You could.

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    #3

    Re: You shall be beaten.

    It sounds awfully formal to me. How about "I'm going to kick your butt!"

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    #4

    Re: You shall be beaten.

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    It sounds awfully formal to me. How about "I'm going to kick your butt!"

    I would say I am going to kick your ass.

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