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Ways of threatening someone

watch it

used for threatening someone

or else

used for threatening someone

if someone isn’t careful

used for warning or threatening someone

just (you) wait (until/till)

used for telling someone that they will be in trouble if they do not stop behaving badly

do you want something?

used for threatening someone with something

don’t even think about/of doing something

used for telling someone that they must not do something

what’s your problem?

used for asking someone in a threatening way why they are behaving in a way that you do not like or approve of

(is that) understood?

used for emphasizing, especially in a threatening way, that someone should do what you are telling them

on/under pain of something

used for threatening someone

break someone’s neck

if someone says they will break your neck, they are threatening to hurt you very badly because they are angry with you

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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