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Linguistic trauma

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The article says "'Oye, havaldar ko bulayenga, kya?" means "Kindly leave me alone". It's actual English translation would be. "See, fellow, I'll call the policeman.", said in a threating tone!!!!! And this is not a joke. I have lived in India ever since I was born around 19 years ago.

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