Talk:burn in hell

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RFC discussion: August–October 2011[edit]

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if it's a verb prefixed "to" then it isn't a "statement of anger" Equinox 17:15, 7 August 2011 (UTC)

Agreed; also seems worthy of deletion as SOP. ~ Robin 14:52, 25 October 2011 (UTC)


RFD discussion: September 2017–January 2018[edit]

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Per Robin Lionheart in an old RFC, this seems like SOP. —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 17:34, 16 September 2017 (UTC)

Convert into an interjection. I wouldn’t say that it’s any more verbal than go fuck yourself, but it’s just as interjective. — (((Romanophile))) (contributions) 04:33, 18 September 2017 (UTC)
The Czech translation for the verb phrase is "smažit v pekle", but "smažit" is not a translation of "burn" but rather "fry". Other languages could have similarly useful idiomatic translation. --Dan Polansky (talk) 08:05, 18 September 2017 (UTC)
That's true. In German you "braise" (schmoren) in hell. Also, I suspect with a little effort we could evidence of this phrase being used nonliterally. —Aɴɢʀ (talk) 09:36, 18 September 2017 (UTC)

Kept, converted to an interjection. bd2412 T 04:11, 5 January 2018 (UTC)