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    English-Russian help

    I need some help translating this into russian because my grammer is not the best.

    How do you say?

    I will destroy you?

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    Я тебя уничтожу.
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    Я уничтожу тебя.
    Please correct my mistakes if you can, especially article usage.
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    Re: English-Russian help

    Quote Originally Posted by flip
    I need some help translating this into russian because my grammer is not the best.

    How do you say?

    I will destroy you?
    I'm partial to: Я вас уничтожу.

    But that's really more like "annihilate".

    EDITED TO ADD: Or ... what Vadim said 3 seconds earlier.
    —Ravin' Dave

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    Re: English-Russian help

    Quote Originally Posted by RavinDave
    Quote Originally Posted by flip
    I need some help translating this into russian because my grammer is not the best.

    How do you say?

    I will destroy you?
    I'm partial to: Я вас уничтожу.

    But that's really more like "annihilate".

    EDITED TO ADD: Or ... what Vadim said 3 seconds earlier.
    You mean 3 minutes earlier

    Actually, it would be 'Я вас уничтожу' if you address more than one person. Theoretically, it would also apply if you address only one person and you have respect for him/her, but that's not very likely to be the case considering the action you intend to perform
    Please correct my mistakes if you can, especially article usage.
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    I even remember when I first learned that word. Remember when the Russians shot down that Korean airliner near Sakhalin? They released the audio tapes and I recall the pilot going: "цель уничтожена".
    —Ravin' Dave

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    SWEET!!! Thank you all for the help.

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