You have the war disgust.

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nkaper

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russian
From "A Farewell To Arms" by Hemingway

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"I am tired but I have no right to be."
"It's the heat."
"No. This is only the spring. I feel very low."
"You have the war disgust."
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Please explain me that line. Is 'disgust' a noun(then 'war' as an adj) or a verb?
 
  • lingobingo

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    English - England
    I've never come across the expression before, but yes, war is an adjective and disgust a noun — so it must mean being disgusted by war.
     
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