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A single mistake, and you are a failure. [M]
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Sentence #27853

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A single mistake, and you are a failure.

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sacredceltic
Jan 23rd 2012, 12:37
Could you please clarify in what context this sentence would be employed?
NekoKanjya
Jan 23rd 2012, 18:26
If someone were given a serious task to do, like watch the navy's missile launch, and someone said, "A single mistake, and you are a failure."
sacredceltic
Jan 23rd 2012, 18:27
so the tone would be menacing, right?
Zifre
Jan 23rd 2012, 18:30
It could be menacing or sarcastic.
sacredceltic
Jan 23rd 2012, 18:33
Thank you both.

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