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    #1

    You are such a low life man

    What does it mean?
    "You are such a low life man"

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    Re: You are such a low life man


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    Re: You are such a low life man

    There is no need for "man" in that sentence. And normally, "lowlife" is a single word.

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    Re: You are such a low life man

    "There is no need for "man" in that sentence. And normally, "lowlife" is a single word."

    I agree, but to me the addition of "man" makes it sound very natural and colloquial. If one of my friends was inspired to say that to me, I would bet big that he would include the "man".

    Great old Newyorker cartoon: Wealthy middle-aged couple at the dining table with their daughter and her boyfriend. Father says to daughter "Why does he keep calling your mother man?"

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    Re: You are such a low life man

    In the US, we say "lowlife" as stand-alone. It gets the point across.

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    Re: You are such a low life man

    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/lowlife
    It says 'lowlife' and 'low-life' are a noun and an adjective respectively.

    Not a teacher.

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    #7

    Re: You are such a low life man

    That is correct.

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