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"if" structure

Post by silentboof » Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:51 am

Hi

There is a dialogue in Kongfu Panda(2008) that Master Shifu says to his students:

"well done students...
If you were trying to disappoint me."

now what exactly does he mean by that? the "if" sentence is incomplete and needs a second part...right?

I guess this dialogue is kinda vice-versa and it's in fact something like this:

"If you were trying to disappoint me, well done students" meaning "you did a good job in disappointing me"


well....any ideas?

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Re: "if" structure

Post by Joe » Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:10 am

Well done, Silentboof, if you were trying to answer your own question :ok: ;-)
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Re: "if" structure

Post by silentboof » Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:51 pm

LoL...Thank you sir :D

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Re: "if" structure

Post by Joe » Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:53 pm

:)
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