Question Help Translating Chinese

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  1. Land of The Fallen

    Land of The Fallen Hax's | Immortal

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    So I'm translating a new novel, but I'm stuck at several lines.:blobwoah:
    1. 去你妹的爆仓!去你妹的丢件!(I get that this is probably insulting cause well, 'your sister' is vulgar, but I don't get the meaning behind this. Like 'Go to your sister's explosion'?? or 'Go to your sister's lost delivery'??)
    2. 他咬牙终于买下的杀生丸手办…… (What does this mean?)
     
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  2. FoolishCarp

    FoolishCarp Well-Known Member

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    Maybe you should learn English grammar first.
     
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  3. SnowTime

    SnowTime Busy Busy Busy, I Dug Too Many Holes

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    I don't have any context, but usually those kinds of insults are "someone tried to do something and therefore you insult them with it"
    Like, someone could say: Go clean your room
    Insult: Clean your room your sister!

    The first one should be along the lines of insulting them and hoping they go bankrupt. Second one is how dare you don't deliver it :p Fixed
    Eh, just fit them better into the context

    杀生丸 is Sesshōmaru, a character from Inuyasha. He bought a Sesshōmaru figure
     
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  4. readerz

    readerz Madam Jin

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    You should put in the context. The man's package was lost in the mail, right? Based on what I googled.

    https://baike.baidu.com/item/爆仓#7

    So it's:
    **** (just insert any expletive) no delivery! (because the 爆仓 means the courier service was overwhelmed with too many orders)
    **** lost item!
     
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  5. Serendipity

    Serendipity No one, nothing

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    :sweating_profusely::sweating_profusely::sweating_profusely:
     
  6. Amaruna Myu

    Amaruna Myu ugly squid dokja (●´∀`●)

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    去can also mean fuck.
     
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