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Is there any other word used like hell, damn and fucking?

When i see movies, I often hear this kind of expressions like   

what the hell are you doing?

put your damn gun down.

take your fucking suitcase away.

 

I know this is very spoken American English. Is there any other word like hell, damn and fucking? Please help me make some sentences. Thanks . Actually dirty words are a very important part of languages.  

Jan 2, 2015 11:49 PM
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To satisfy your curiosity, google for "Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television." Read the Wikipedia article. 

Please don't try to use these words yourself. The "f-bomb" and the other six of those "seven words" are dangerous. I know you've heard them used, but don't think that you know how to use them. 

January 3, 2015

In British English, we use the word 'bloody' a lot. It's not a nice thing to say, but it's a much more polite substitute for 'fucking'. We also use 'frigging', which is even less offensive. In American English, you can use 'freaking' as a substitute. This isn't an offensive word.

January 3, 2015

"Actually there are this kind of expressions in Chinese." Of course there are. But, do you ever hear non-native Chinese speakers try to use them? Do they use them well? Or do they make embarrassing social mistakes, which are forgiven because they are not native speakers?

January 3, 2015

@ Bobcat77:
Your question is the reason why the game would be over. ;-) Anyhow, its translation is "Go you, end of rope" but it has nothing to do with the English idiom.

January 6, 2015

It depends on the context if dog is offensive or not. When friends (typically men) greet each other they might call each other "dog" (What's up dog?!). If you see someone you think is ugly you might call them "dog ugly", or "ugly as a dog", or just "a dog" but don't actually say that to anyone. 

 

But as far as being a bad, word not really.

January 5, 2015
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Dan
Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), English, Korean
Learning Language
English, Korean