English Expressions: Kill them with your kindness
Harry: Hey Donald! You aren’t really with it today! What’s wrong?
Donald: Oh! Those loud neighbors! They’re giving me sleepless nights. They’re renovating their kitchen and making a great racket!
Harry: Why don’t you talk to them and ask them to keep it down?
Donald: Well, I did but I’m going nowhere. We seem to have reached a standoff.
Harry: Why don’t you change your tune and kill them with your kindness?
Donald: How do you mean?
Harry: Consider treating them to a meal or bring some gifts for their kids.
With it: alert; responsive.
Racket: (noun) an unpleasant loud continuous noise
Keep it down: to be quitter.
Go/get nowhere: make no progress.
Standoff: a situation in which agreement in an argument does not seem possible.
Change one’s tune: express a very different opinion or behave in a very different way.
Kill someone with kindness: to be enormously kind to someone.
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