Harbouring negative feelings for someone
Used to describe a situation where someone harbours negative feelings for you (hate, jealousy, envy, etc).
Patois: Fi alla oo a carry belly fi mi, low mi.
English: For all those who hate me, leave me alone.
To expose someone's dirty or bad business
Patois: My yute, why u waah loud up di thing?
English: Dude, why do you want to expose me?
to set someone up for a downfall or cause disappointment or embarrassment
Patois: A bait yuh a bait up d ting enuh
English: You are causing problems for me, you know
Patois: Mi luv yuh suh much
English: I love you so much
Patois: Yuh a wuk haad
English: You're working hard
Patois: Di pickney dem a sleep
English: The kids are asleep
Patois: Nobady in deh?
English: Is anyone in there?
Patois: Who deh cum?
English: Who's coming?
Patois: Yuh hav mi fone?
English: Do you have my phone?
Patois: A natural paat a life
English: A natural part of life
Patois: Yuh a mek it wuss
English: You're making it worse
Patois: Mi an mi fren dem a guh
English: Me and my friends are going