Talk:collaborate

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how to use this word in sentence and at what time we should say?

Clarification needed - tag added[edit]

This is a little confusing.

If you collaborate with the occupying force who is going to shoot you, and when ? Surely they will not reward your collaboration by shooting you, and what if they are less oppressive than the previous occupiers ? If this refers to treason, does it also include the assumption that the occupying force is bad ? for example Cyprus, after the Turks invaded were the Turkish descendants collaborating traitorously ?

thanks--Chaosdruid 18:44, 16 February 2009 (UTC)

Your question seems to be about the example sentence "If you collaborate with the occupying forces, you will be shot". Since it's just an example sentence, it doesn't really matter who's shooting, but the sentence makes sense to me: A tells B that B collaborates with the occupying force, then the resistance to that force will shoot B. If you can think of a better (and NPOV) example sentence, go for it.—msh210 18:48, 16 February 2009 (UTC)