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    Can you help me, pleaseeeee"

    Hello everybody
    I'm confused with this sentence!
    "Nobody on earth better mess with her"
    can you please give me the meaning of that?
    thank you for your help!

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    Re: Can you help me, pleaseeeee"

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hello everybody
    I'm confused with this sentence!
    "Nobody on earth better mess with her"
    can you please give me the meaning of that?
    thank you for your help!
    This is bad English. 'Nobody on earth had better mess with her.' is better. It means that no-one should have anything to do with her. It would be better to not upset her in any way.

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    Re: Can you help me, pleaseeeee"

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hello everybody
    I'm confused with this sentence!
    "Nobody on earth better mess with her"
    can you please give me the meaning of that?
    thank you for your help!
    Nobody on earth = No one
    Mess with her = try to become friendly with her; try to hit on her; try to take her away from me; try to engage her in sexual activities; try to cause her any harm ... The context should make clear what is meant.

    better
    : This is the difficult part.
    I better go = I should go.
    You better shut up! = I advise you to keep quiet.
    It possibly derives from "It would be better if ...", but the meaning is usually stronger than this.

    "Nobody on earth better mess with her" = I would advise everybody to keep away from her.

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