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    Does "Iíll be bound" mean "I'm sure"?

    And "assessment" here refers to "an amount determined as payable"?
    Plus, should "ought to paid" be "ought to have paid"? Such grammatical error is acceptable in conversations?

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     ďBut, Will, I canít understand. What do you mean?Ē
     ďMiss Scarlett, I sure hate to bother you with more trouble when youíve had your share but Iíve
    got to tell you. They say you ought to paid lots more taxes than you did. Theyíre runniní the
    assessment up on Tara sky highóhigher than any in the County, Iíll be bound

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    Re: Does "Iíll be bound" mean "I'm sure"?

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHopeR View Post
    Such grammatical error is acceptable in conversations?
    Conversations are often littered with things that would be considered errors in writing.

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