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    #1

    about "level for "

    Hello guys good Sunday
    I have a question for you about the word level.
    Look at this dialogue I've read in an old comic.
    Nick "shut up listen you and me have been in the poolroom for three hours, we played pool together OK? ".
    Paul "sure Nick sure don't worry I'll level for you".
    What does level for you mean? I imagine the meaning but in the dictionary don't find nothing about it.
    Thanks
    Last edited by Dariog; 30-Nov-2014 at 13:42.

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    #2

    Re: about "level for "

    It seems to mean 'I'll lie for you'.

    I believe Italian sentences have to end with a punctuation mark. English ones must, too.

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    #3

    Re: about "level for "

    That is not a normal use of the verb "level". Where did you find this?

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    #4

    Re: about "level for "

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    That is not a normal use of the verb "level". Where did you find this?
    Here's.
    Comicbookplus.com/?dlid=53478
    Page 5 on the right.
    Comic named Justice traps the Guilty.
    Last edited by Dariog; 30-Nov-2014 at 13:43.

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    #5

    Re: about "level for "

    In context, it appears that they used "level" to mean "provide an alibi". For me, that is still unusual.

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    #6

    Re: about "level for "

    Dariog, please click on Edit Post, add a final punctuation mark to every sentence in both your posts, then click Save.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #7

    Re: about "level for "

    And correct the spelling of "trapes" to "traps".

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    #8

    Re: about "level for "

    I corrected.
    I'm asking around about "level for you" but nobody understanding the meaning.
    Last edited by Dariog; 30-Nov-2014 at 14:24.

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    #9

    Re: about "level for "

    What does "ma" mean?

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    #10

    Re: about "level for "

    Read posts #2 and #5 where you were given suggested meanings. I don't find the phrase particularly natural but, in the context, I would assume that the person who said it meant he/she was happy to tell the story he/she had just been given by the other person.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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