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A while ago I gave you the first 20 slang phrases from English that are worth looking at, now let’s check out another 20. There are even more too I will tell you about later!
- Quid – pound
That shirt cost me 20 quid.
- Loo – toilet
Excuse me, can you tell me where the loo is, please.
- Nicked – stolen
Hey I have just had my mobile phone nicked.
- Nutter – crazy person
Be careful around that person he is known to be a nutter.
- Gobsmacked – Amazed
When he won the competition I was really gobsmacked.
- Chap – Male or friend
He is a really nice chap.
- Bob’s Your Uncle – There you go!
When you finish the job, then bob’s your uncle you are done!
- Don’t give a monkeys aunt – don’t care
Honestly, I don’t give a monkeys aunt whether you do that job or not.
- C of E – Church of England
His religion is C of E.
- Throw a Spanner in the Works – make something fail
He threw a spanner in the works when he made that last mistake.
- Nosh – Food
The is very good nosh.
- One Off – One time only
This is a one off opportunity, so don’t miss it.
- DIY – Do It Yourself home improvements
This is a DIY bookshelf, so you will need to assemble the thing at home by yourself.
- Ponce – Poser
That guy is a real ponce, he thinks he is better than he is.
- Don’t Get Your Knickers in a Twist – Don’t Get worked up
Hey don’t get your knickers in a twist, that problem is not getting worried about.
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