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Definitions of "Dem"



1. Dem (Pronoun)


English Translation

those


Example Sentences

Patois: Dem a di karec one
English: Those are the correct one


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posted by anonymous on September 5, 2019


2. Dem (Pronoun)


English Translation

they


Example Sentences

Patois: Dem a cum
English: They are coming


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posted by anonymous on August 23, 2019



3. Dem


English Translation

They, them


Example Sentences

Patois: Dem a cum now
English: They are coming now


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posted by Elise on July 15, 2019


4. Dem


English Translation

n/a


Definition

used to pluralise nouns, sometimes used even with words that are already in plural form.


Example Sentences

Patois: Mek sure seh yu get all a di book dem
English: Make sure that you get all the book

Patois: Watch how di people dem a gwaan!
English: Look at how the people are behaving!


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posted by JamGirl on June 1, 2014


5. Dem (Pronoun)


English Translation

Them


Example Sentences

(patois) wholla dem
(english) All of them


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posted by anonymous on April 25, 2013