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How do you know when someone is planning to “square accounts” with someone?



 

A real conversation that should concern you:


—- This motherfucker won’t see the end of it, he doesn’t know what’s coming at him / Este pendejo no se la va a acabar, a mi no me va a hacer la greña…


—- He thinks he’s such a tough guy / Se cree que tiene muchos huevos…


—- I’mma bust that mouth/ I’ll mess up his face / No le va a parar el hocico de cada fierrazo que le voy a meter…


— I’ll jab them / Corte le voy a meter


—- Y’all better keep your mouth shut or else / Y que nadie suelte la lengua porque le va igual…



Whether you are the administrator or the operations manager of the correctional facility, you better know these things. Anytime you hear something like this in the hallways or in the yards, you’ll know that this might be a case of violent assault against a detainee.



Maybe someone trying to square accounts or just retaliation after a fight.


These phrases or expressions may be accompanied by whistles, aggressive body expressions or incisive looks, as you can hear in the audio.



TRANSLATION OF THE #REALSPANISH CONVERSATION



Real Conversation

​Explanation

—- This motherfucker won’t see the end of it, he doesn’t know what’s coming at him/ Este pendejo no se la va a acabar, a mi no me va a hacer la greña…

—- He thinks he’s such a tough guy/ Se cree que tiene muchos huevos…

—- I’mma bust that mouth/ I’ll mess up his face/ No le va a parar el hocico de cada fierrazo que le voy a meter…

— I’ll jab them/ Corte le voy a meter

—- Y’all better keep your mouth shut or else/Y que nadie suelte la lengua porque le va igual…


You might hear this conversation carried out with an aggressive and intimidating tone.

The person could do and say it in front of others to publicly demonstrate their power and capability.


In addition, he could threaten the people around him, meaning other prisoners or correctional facility staff, if they were to give away his plan.


So, as you can see, it is possible to pinpoint potentially dangerous situations such as a violent attack on someone.


You and your staff may have to face these type of conversations.


However, with proper explanation, translation, and interpretation, you will be able to understand and incorporate them into your day-to-day language use.


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