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English Translation

give me

Example Sentences

Patois: Yuh go gimmi it or wah? Mi nah guh beg yuh fi it enuh
English: Are you going to give me it or what? I am not going to beg you for it you know

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June 15, 2015

Dead wid laugh - English Translation: Dying with Laughter. Definition Slang expression normally used when you find something extremely funny and as a result, begin to laugh uncontrollably. It is similar to the English slang expressions "Laughing My Ass Off".

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September 25, 2015

English Translation

money / paper


foreign currency i.e dollar,euro,sterling pound e.t.c

Example Sentences

Patois: Cuh yah, mi hav paypa
English: Look, i got money

posted by lawd254

September 19, 2015

English Translation

Use to express when someone is experiencing a dizzy spell


To feel light headed or dizzy

Example Sentences

Patois: Di lick inna im ed mek im tundid.
English: The hit to his head made him dizzy

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Weh yuh deh

September 17, 2015

English Translation

where are you


Asking a person his current possition e.g maybe at a chill spot

Example Sentences

Patois: Mi did a luk fi yuh everyweh, weh yuh did deh?
English: l looked for you everywhere, where were you?

posted by raszet
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