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    Is "doomed himself" correct? What does it mean?

    Hello,

    Is the following sentence correct:

    "The man doomed himself by entering that fight"?


    What does "doomed himself" mean?

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    Re: Is "doomed himself" correct? What does it mean?

    He entered a fight (or any other situation) which was certain to end badly for him.
    Last edited by riquecohen; 12-Jul-2014 at 02:47.

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    Re: Is "doomed himself" correct? What does it mean?

    He had effectively sealed his own fate by taking part in the fight.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Is "doomed himself" correct? What does it mean?

    In this context, "doomed" can mean anything from being killed to simply suffering the embarassment of losing the fight.

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