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feel no way

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Definition

Not to worry or take offense



Example Sentences

Patois: Nuh feel no way mi chargie
English: Don't you worry my friend

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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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A suh wi dweet

July 18, 2015

English Translation

This is how we do it


Example Sentences

Patois: A suh wi dweet, wi clothes always tun up
English: This is how we do it, our clothes are always turnt up


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A wah duh dem

July 18, 2015

English Translation

What's wrong with them / What's their problem


Example Sentences

Patois: Wah mek dem a luk pan mi, a wah duh dem?
English: Why are they looking at me, what's their problem?


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Lignum Vitae

July 13, 2015

Definition

Native to tropical America, Lignum Vitae is one of the most useful trees in the world. It is the national flower of Jamaica.


Example Sentences

Patois: Di flowas fram di Lignum Vitae tree cyan bi use fi mek medicine
English: The flowers from the Lignum Vitae tree can be used to make medicine


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