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Cum een like

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English Translation

it seems as if



Example Sentences

Patois: It cum een like yuh nuh know wah yuh deh chat seh
English: It seems as if you do not know what you are talking about

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15 Common Jamaican Sayings/Phrases

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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Dibbi dibbi

June 13, 2015

English Translation

Lie.


Definition

An idea which is a lie or false.


Example Sentences

Patois: Dem nuh gwaan gi yuh nuh ting, ah dibbi dibbi ting
English: They are not going to give you anything, it's a lie


posted by NattyBongoNyabinggie
Ah time fi guh wholl ah sleep!

June 13, 2015

English Translation

It's time to go to sleep.


Definition

Term used when one wants to sleep usually after staying awake for long.


Example Sentences

Patois: Ah time I man guh wholl ah sleep
English: It's time for me to go to sleep


posted by NattyBongoNyabinggie
Lakk up

June 13, 2015

English Translation

Lock up


Definition

To shut down or close something.


Example Sentences

Patois: Di babylon dem cum lakk up mi store.
English: The police came and close my store


posted by NattyBongoNyabinggie
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