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    Exclamation "Who made you boss ?" and "Stop calling yourself boss"

    I was out with some of my friends, and two of my friends were fighting together, verbally, and one of them said those two sentences:

    "Who made you boss ?"

    "Stop calling yourself boss"

    I want to know if those two sentences mean "You are not the boss"

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    Re: "Who made you boss ?" and "Stop calling yourself boss"

    That would be my guess. These types of sentences come up when one peer is trying to tell another peer what to do.

    Others would be:

    Did I miss your promotion to boss?
    Who died and left you boss?
    You are not the boss of me.
    Last edited by MikeNewYork; 08-Apr-2014 at 02:18. Reason: changed "tall" to "tell"

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    #3

    Re: "Who made you boss ?" and "Stop calling yourself boss"

    In BrE, Mike's second example would be "Who died and made you the boss?"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: "Who made you boss ?" and "Stop calling yourself boss"

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    That would be my guess. These types of sentences come up when one peer is trying to tall another peer what to do.

    Others would be:

    Did I miss your promotion to boss?
    Who died and left you boss?
    You are not the boss of me.
    Is "tall" a typing error? , or else, what does the sentence mean?

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    #5

    Re: "Who made you boss ?" and "Stop calling yourself boss"

    Yes it was a typo. It should be "tell".

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    Re: "Who made you boss ?" and "Stop calling yourself boss"

    Thanks for the help everyone.

    :)

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    Re: "Who made you boss ?" and "Stop calling yourself boss"

    You're welcome but note that there is no need to write a new post to say "Thank you". Every post has a "Thank" button - simply click that button on any post you find helpful.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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