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    Bang up = ?

    I'm feeling pretty banged up after last night.

    What does "banged up" mean above sentence?

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    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Bang up = ?

    He got supper power. He can bang up the building in the city.

    Does my sentence correct?

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    #4

    Re: Bang up = ?

    Not even close to correct. What is "supper power"? The ability to cook?

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    #5

    Re: Bang up = ?

    It is unclear what he is meant be doing to the building with his superpowers- climb it or smash it up?

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    Re: Bang up = ?

    He got supper power. He was using his fist to bang up the building several times. Then, the building was suffering the attacking that made its damaged.

    Does it grammatically ?

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    #7

    Re: Bang up = ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    He has a super power. He can bang up the building in the city.

    Is my sentence correct?
    Please work on the difference between Is and Does
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    Re: Bang up = ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    He has super powers. He was using his fist to bang up the building several times, the building was suffering the attacking that made its damaged.

    Is it grammatical ?
    No.
    Don't say "to bang something up." After a fight or a accident, a person might be pretty banged up.

    A: Mary was in a car accident.
    B: Oh no! Is she okay?
    A: She is pretty banged up, but fortunately no broken bones.
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    #9

    Re: Bang up = ?

    Barb_D
    I have checked out the dictionary here...
    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/bang+up

    I think my sentence make sense, but the grammar is incorrect.
    Yes, right?

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    Re: Bang up = ?

    We don't use it for intentional damage. It's a result. He had an accident and banged up the car. She fell down the steps and got banged up.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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