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    #1

    Don't speak rude to me.

    Watch you tongue. Don't speak rude to me.

    Watch you tongue. Don't rude to me.



    Which is sound natural to a native speaker ear?

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    #2

    Re: Don't speak rude to me.

    Neither.

    1. Watch your tongue. Don't speak rudely to me.

    2.
    Watch your tongue. Don't be rude to me.

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    #3

    Re: Don't speak rude to me.

    Can we say: "Don't be rude with me!"?
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    #4

    Re: Don't speak rude to me.

    Yes, but I prefer "to".

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    #5

    Re: Don't speak rude to me.

    Quote Originally Posted by wilbertjim View Post
    Which is sound natural to a native speaker ear?

    Which sounds natural to a native speaker's ear?
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