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English Translation

A lot

Example Sentences

Patois: A bere gyal did deh a di paati last night
English: There was a lot of girls at the party last night

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Hitey titey

February 23, 2018

English Translation

Upper class

Example Sentences

Patois: Dem gyal deh com een like hitey titey
English: Those girls think they are of the upper class

posted by StikoLion12A

December 30, 2017

English Translation

matter of fact


a phrase that is used to make emphasis

Example Sentences

Patois: Fram bifuo creation, Di wod did de bout, matarafak, Di wod a did Gad.
English: From before creation, the word was around, as a matter of fact, the word was God.

posted by Binghibwoy

December 15, 2017

English Translation

proud of


To be in a happy mood ,to feel proud of a thing ,to be boastful over a thing

Example Sentences

Patois: Mi feel prouda mi son caah im nevah fail di intaview
English: I am feeling proud of my son because he didn't failed the interview

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