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    Should "life-"be removed from the sentence?

    Those corrupt officials fattened themselves by drinking the people's life-blood.

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    Re: Should "life-"be removed from the sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHopeR View Post
    Those corrupt officials fattened themselves by drinking the people's life-blood.
    No, not unless the officials literally drank blood.

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    Re: Should "life-"be removed from the sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    No, not unless the officials literally drank blood.
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    #4

    Re: Should "life-"be removed from the sentence?

    Most dictionaries show lifeblood to be a single word.

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    Re: Should "life-"be removed from the sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Most dictionaries show lifeblood to be a single word.

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    Cool.

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