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    Can I say: she hurts me so much, I want to kill myself.

    Can I say: she hurts me so much, I want to kill myself.

    Is it possible?

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    Re: Can I say: she hurts me so much, I want to kill myself.

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    Can I say: 'She hurts me so much [no comma[ I want to kill myself'?

    Is it possible?
    It's possible now.

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    Re: Can I say: she hurts me so much, I want to kill myself.

    How do I classify that sentence, please?

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    Re: Can I say: she hurts me so much, I want to kill myself.

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    How do I classify that sentence, please?
    A histrionic suicide threat?

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    Re: Can I say: she hurts me so much, I want to kill myself.

    As there is no conjunction (I think that that would work), would it be classified a compound sentence?

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    Re: Can I say: she hurts me so much, I want to kill myself.

    Do you mean 'She hurts me so much that I want to kill myself'?
    I think 'that' can be replaced with a semicolon.

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    Re: Can I say: she hurts me so much, I want to kill myself.

    Yes. A compound sentence is made up of two or more simple sentences joined by coordinating conjunctions. A semicolon can replace a conjunction, it didn't mention in the first place; therefore, I got confused whether to classify such a sentence a compound or not. Thank you.
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