Use a basket to carry water
It's a Jamaican idiom which means to be robbed off your intelligence or be offered a raw or deceptive deal.
Patois: Dat deh ah fake t'ing man, dem gi yuh ah baaskit fi cyaary waata.
English: That's a fake thing, you have been robbed off your intelligence(given a raw deal).
One, one coco full basket , Mi cum yah fi drink milk, mi no cum yah fi count cow , Every hoe ha them stick a bush , Wah sweet nanny goat ago run him belly ,
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