FINAL TOP 15 English SLANG to start using NOW to sound like a real BRIT!


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…and here are the final batch of English slang. Read and enjoy! Check out some well known English comedies to see these wonderful phrases in action!

  1. The Telly – Television

“Let’s turn on the telly

  1. Bangers and mash – Sausages and mashed potato

“Can I have a plate of bangers and mash.”

  1. Daft Cow – Idiot

“Oh be quiet the daft cow!”

  1. Do – Party

“I’m going to a do tonight.”

  1. Uni – College/University

“My brother is at Uni.”

  1. Bits ‘n Bobs – Various things

“You can have a look at this box of bits ‘n bobs.”

  1. Shambles – bad shape/plan gone wrong/untidy/messy

“This place is a shambles.”

  1. Horses for Courses – Won’t work for someone else

“If you don’t like the job it’s okay, there are horses for courses.’”

  1. It`s monkeys outside – it is very cold

“Brrrrrr…….it’s monkeys outside!”

  1. Stag Night – Bachelor Party

“My brother’s getting married next weekend, so all the guys are having a stag night tonight.”

  1. Hen’s night – female bachelor party

“My sister is getting married next week, so us girls are all going out for a hen’s night tonight.”

  1. Plonker – Idiot

“That guy’s a real plonker!”

  1. Blighty – Great Britain

“Nice to be back in the old blighty.”

  1. Skive off – try to avoid doing something

“Hey don’t let your friend skive off, the job needs to be done!”

  1. The Ball and chain – the wife

“Time to go home and see the ball and chain!”



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