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Mi wi lick yuh inna yuh face

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Definition

I'm going to beat you because you took my girlfriend



Example Sentences



Patois: Mi waan hit inna yuh face bikaaz yuh tek mi gyal
English: I'm going to hit you in your face because you took my girlfriend

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Jamaican proverbs and sayings (part 2)

September 8, 2014

People of different nationalities have developed certain expressions which they use to comment on situations, give advice or warning, without using the day-to-day speech of ordinary conversations. These expressions are of two types – Proverbs, which give advice and/or warning and Idioms. An idiom is an unusual way of stating an idea.


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Mauger

October 11, 2018

English Translation

Skinny


Definition

Very skinny person or animal


Example Sentences

Patois: Yuh deh feed him? Im luk mauger
English: Are you feeding him? He looks skinny


posted by Delroy
pramise

October 11, 2018

English Translation

promise


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi nuh pramise yuh mi go buy yuh ah cyar
English: Didn't I promise you that I was going to buy you a car


posted by snoopy
lick yuh

October 11, 2018

English Translation

slap/hit you


Definition

to slap/hit someone


Example Sentences

Patois: If yuh nuh stop, mi a guh lick yuh
English: If you don't stop, I will hit you


posted by snoopy
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