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  • The meaning of "Carnage" in various phrases and sentences

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    2. Carnage (from google, which I agree with) ˈkɑːnɪdʒ/ noun the killing of a large number of people. "the bombing was timed to cause as much carnage as possible" synonyms: slaughter, massacre, mass murder, mass destruction, butchery, bloodbath, indiscriminate bloodshed, bloodletting, annihilation, destruction, decimation, havoc; More Translate carnage to [Spanish] noun 1. carnicería 2. matanza

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    2. Booze = beer/alcohol 'Prepare for carnage' means get ready to get drunk/have a wild night/mess stuff up. Etc. Bring your own alcohol and let's get drunk

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    2. dead bodies and other destruction left by violence or war.

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    2. The meaning of all three words is essentially the same, but they each have a slightly different nuance. Genocide: the systematic slaughter of a group of people (often by governments against particular ethnicities) Massacre: involves the killing of many people (generally indiscriminate, not systematic) Carnage: similar to massacre but may be used more broadly to refer to a situation of death and destruction

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    2. Well, put in the way it is used in the sentence, it means that it caused a large amount of drama and, like some have already said, chaos. Normally I don't see the term used like that, but i've seen it enough to get it somewhat

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    2. I want to say that it means "very careful" or "very gentle". "Mighty" means "very" in this case; and "easy" can mean "careful" or "gentle", or also "don't be so rough/harsh/hard "; for example... "I was easy with it!" "Go easy on him!" "She handled it real easy." "Nice and easy..."

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    2. You're welcome!

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    2. massacre is related to murder but carnage is related to destruction

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    2. The scene takes place IN the evening, DURING the late fifties, in the USA. A policeman comes INTO a dinner after work, SITS at the counter and orders something to eat. There IS no one inside except a waiter. ‘Hey Bob, long time no see! Do you remember me?’ asks the waiter who IS standing behind the counter. ‘Hmmm….Is that you, James ?’ replies Bob. ‘ You really HAVE changeD, I DIDN'T reconize you !’ The both remembered the past to the sizzling song of the radio. (?) ‘Clack' A child with a red bundle enterS the restaurant. He staggerS and seemS traumatised. The cop comeS closer TO him and saYS kindly : ‘Young man, close that door, come over here and sit down. What happened?’ The child tells us THIS story : ‘ Er...my parents died when I was a baby and..at the orphanage I'm being bullied and NO ONE WILL help me so I'VE decided to run away.’ confessES the orphan with a quaveringly voice. ‘ It's been three days SINCE I RAN AWAY: I'M hungry and I see this restaurant…’ ‘ I see… ‘ said Bob, he sighS and turnS to the waiter. ‘ We can let him in this ONE TIME James, right ?’ ‘ I think so!‘ , declarES James ‘ Firstly I propose you take him to the police station….Hey boy ?!’ ‘Blurp.' The child is SICK and throwing UP on the ground. ‘Oh my..wait I will take him to the toilet !’, saYS James Bob startS to clean up the VOMIT when he noticeS a strange thing: near the pool of vomit he see a viscous liquid which IS flowING out of the child's bundle. The MUSIC ON THE radio STOPS and the voice of a journalist ringS out in the dinner : ‘I've got a news flash for you. On this 21th october 1958, a terrible thing HAS happened: EVERYONE IN AN orphAnage was found dead in our town. We BELIEVE the perpetrator actED while the residents were asleep. This is A veritable carnage. The investigating officers in this case suspect a blond 7-year-old named Jack. Do not approach this child, under any circumstances, he is dangerous… ‘ ‘ARRRRGH' A scream cOMES FROM the top floor followed by aN UNMISTAKABLE thud.

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    2. I have never heard this before (I assume most English people wouldn't know it). Cool word though, thanks!

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