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From: Does it matter?
Registered: Apr 2009

posted January 19, 2016 01:37 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for starr33     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Why did Linda say, "Never take away someone's murder", instead of take away someone's life? I thought murder was something you did, a 'verb', not a 'noun'.

I'm not even sure what book contained this odd statement, but it's been rolling around in my subconscious for years. Any thoughts?

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From: n2thedust
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posted January 19, 2016 07:43 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Seimei     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
If I say" There was a murder last night on Beaker street.

noun: murder; plural noun: murders

the unlawful premeditated killing of one human being by another.
"the stabbing murder of an off-Broadway producer"
synonyms: killing, homicide, assassination, liquidation, extermination, execution, slaughter, butchery, massacre; More
"a brutal murder"
a very difficult or unpleasant task or experience.
"my first job at the steel mill was murder"
synonyms: hell, hell on earth, a nightmare, an ordeal, a trial, misery, torture, agony
"driving there was murder"

verb: murder; 3rd person present: murders; past tense: murdered; past participle: murdered; gerund or present participle: murdering

kill (someone) unlawfully and with premeditation.
"somebody tried to murder Joe"
synonyms: kill, put to death, assassinate, execute, liquidate, eliminate, dispatch, butcher, slaughter, massacre, wipe out; More.


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