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1. Scatta


English Translation

Scatter


Example Sentences

Patois: Dem scatta roun di house
English: They're scattered around the house



posted on March 23, 2019
2. Deh suh it deh


English Translation

That's where it's at


Example Sentences

Patois: If yuh waah gud food a deh suh it deh
English: If you want good food, that's where it's at



posted on December 1, 2018
3. Wi run tings, tings nuh run wi


English Translation

We control things, things do not control us


Definition

We are in control of our own destiny


Example Sentences

Patois: It nuh matta wah dem duh, wi run tings, tings nuh run wi
English: It doesn't matter what they do, we are in control of our own destiny



posted on September 24, 2017

4. Lidung


English Translation

lay down


Example Sentences

Patois: Lidung pan yuh bak
English: Lay down on your back



posted on June 12, 2017
5. Mi nuh deh pan nutten


English Translation

Nothing is going on for me / I am not doing anything


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi nuh deh pan nutten suh mi deh cum ova
English: Nothing is going on for me so I'm coming over



posted on June 2, 2017