Patois: Im tan inna line fi hours.
English: He stood in line for hours.
Patois: Tan firm inna life
English: Stand firm in life
To stay in a particular place
Patois: Tan deh nuh move
English: Stay there and don't move
Means any of the following : stand, stay or wait
(patois) Tan right deh suh, mi sue cum back
(english) Stay right there, I will be back soon
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