PhantomWriter wrote:Idioms aren't inherently placed at the end of messages/sentences, Zerozaki, at least in English. Idioms are their own chunk that are generally grammatically correct as written, sometimes with a few changes based on context, and their placement in the sentence varies based on the idiom in question. Thus you can say they fight, fought, or are fighting like cats and dogs, with the verb conjugating, but the rest of the phrase is grammatically correct as is and the word order remains consistent within the idiom. If it's about sentences and placement within, "Time is money!" and "Hurry up, Bourbon" are two separate sentences, and the idiom "Time is money" can be used at the beginning of a sentence. ("Time is money and I'm broke.")
It is not the same as Yoda's word order (which is Object-Subject-Verb, with either the accusative or dative being placed in front of the nominative case; your example should be "Or else like Yoda, he becomes.") in sentence structure- that has to do with noun case and the grammar of a given language itself.
Word order rules also vary among languages. While English, Chinese, and Spanish have generally fixed word orders, where the place of the noun generally marks its grammatical relation to the other words in the sentence, other languages don't necessarily operate that way. In Russian, for example, while there are traditional word orders for some phrases and grammatical constructions, it's can be more flexible because the noun ending changes based on its grammatical case. And, even in fixed word order situations like in English, an alteration in word order can denote emphasis. ("This I have to see.")
While I do think it is a hint about Rum, that he incorporated an English idiom into his writing like that, we shouldn't jump the gun on the specific meaning of its incorporation just yet.
Zerozaki4869 wrote:Also it is a code for Burbon(Rum could have written the whole idiom in Katakana/Kanji, like Taimu is Money, but he didn't. He wants Bourbon to notice it, as something else other than a petty idiom.
Why do you think is that?
PhantomWriter wrote:1. Considering that he would have access to the files that aren't open to the general public (such as the Desperate Revival case and other appearances and calls made by Shinichi), since he's higher up than the other members of the First Division of the Tokyo PD, I agree. It's definitely looking less and less likely that Kuroda is Rum. Kuroda's behavior is counterintuitive for Rum, anyway.
2. Again, films are not canon and do not affect the main storyline. Bourbon is not actually suspicious in the manga to the Black Organization. Even Vermouth thinks he's loyal, which is why she insisted on coming along with the Asaca case- she was worried he'd harm Ran and Conan. Her warning him about not doing whatever he pleases is more because members like Gin don't like members who act like that, even if they're otherwise loyal.
What I think is more likely is Rum wanting to utilize Bourbon because Bourbon's carved out a nice little niche. He's connected to Kogoro Mouri, whose daughter is close friends with Kudo and was on that class trip. It probably means that Rum, whoever they are, are not trusted enough for either the Mouris or Kudos to move around without drawing some suspicion, especially if he starts asking specific questions.
3. Even if there is another meaning, I do think Rum could be impatient. Demanding information, even without the other comments, implies some urgency and some speed needed for it. Personally, of the various Rum and the Asaka suspects, it would be either Wakita or Chikara who are the most likely to have that flaw. Wakita is incredibly eager and pushy to get close to Kogoro, along with his actions in 1008. Chikara's method of playing shogi is focused on constantly attacking, like he's impatient. While Wakasa is moving around, too, she's moving more subtly and her testing of Conan is quite cautious. Kuroda, meanwhile, is staying put and does so also during the camping case, sitting back and observing them instead of getting into the thick of things. Iori is also quite patient, staying back and observing for the sake of whom he serves. Mary is the most cautious of all, to the point that she's intentionally trying to prevent nearly anyone from knowing she exists.
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