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dim ffiars o beryg*

* no fear of danger

Welsh Wales

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Some People

Used to say that you’re unlikely to do something.

"Doedd dim ffiars o beryg i mi fynd yn ôl."

"There was no fear of danger to me of going back"





äxgüsi

German | Swiss German Switzerland

Slang USED On Occasion BY Some People

to say sorry or excuse me in a joking and informal way

"Äxgüsi, könnten sie miar helfa?"

"Excuse me, could you help me?"





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paid â chodi pais ar ôl piso*

* don’t raise your petticoat after pissing

Welsh Wales

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Some People

Don’t spend time worrying about something that cannot be changed.

"Dylet ti wedi dod â siorts neu paid â chodi pais ar ôl piso."

"You should have come with shorts but don’t raise your petticoat after pissing."





komkommertijd*

* cucumbertime

Dutch Netherlands

Word USED On Occasion BY Some People

(n.) Used to refer to the time of the year (around summer) when not much is happening and the media starts reporting silly and uninteresting stories

“Man red kat uit boom? Is het weer komkommertijd?”

“Man saves cat from tree? Is it cucumbertime again?”


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a chuñas

Spanish El Salvador

Expression USED Frequently BY Some People

(adj.) Another way to say barefoot.

"¡No camines a chuñas en la casa o te vas a enfermar!"

"Don't walk a chuñas around the house or you're gonna get sick!"


Confirmed by 2 people




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plat gaan*

* to go flat

Dutch Netherlands

Expression USED On Rare Occasion BY Some People

It means "to sleep"

"Ik ga moet nog wel eventjes plat."

"I have to go flat for a minute."


Confirmed by 2 people




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doedoei

Dutch Netherlands

Interjection USED On Occasion BY Some People

Used as an alternative to the simple "doei" as a way to say goodbye.

"Tot later, doedoei!"

"See you later, doedoei!"


Confirmed by 4 people




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joe

Dutch Netherlands

Interjection USED Frequently BY Some People

(interj.) Used as a way to say goodbye. Can be followed by "doei" (the more standard way of saying goodbye) but can also be used by itself.

"Ik zie je morgen weer, joe!"

"I'll see you tomorrow, joe!"


Confirmed by 4 people




gekke Henkie*

* crazy Henkie

Dutch Netherlands

Name USED On Occasion BY Some People

(n.) Someone who has no clue what is going on or that he is being fooled. Used by men and women alike, often to indicate they aren't about to be fooled by something. Henk is a common but slightly old-fashioned men's name. 'Henkie' is an informal diminutive form of that.

"€20 voor een mondkapje? Daar trap ik niet in. Ik ben gekke Henkie niet!"

"€20 for a mask? I am not stepping into that. I am not crazy Henkie!"


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yer bum's oot the windae*

* Your bottom is out the window

Scots Scotland

Expression USED On Occasion BY Some People

An expression used to call someone out when they are talking rubbish/ not telling the truth.

"not another wan pal, yer oot yer face!" "nah yer bum's oot the windae, I'm braw!"

"not another drink mate, you're really drunk!" "No, you're talking rubbish, I'm fine!"


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it’s not not that

English United States

Standard Phrase USED On Occasion BY Some People

When someone asks you to confirm something, but you don’t want to specifically confirm or deny it. Usually used when someone asks you why you are mad, and the reason mentioned is one of the reasons, though maybe not the only one.

“Why are you mad? Is this because I took your donut?” “It’s not not because you took my donut.”


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In culo alla balena!*

* In the whale's ass!

Italian Italy

Expression USED Frequently BY Some People

This is a way to wish someone good luck. Pay close attention to what you're expected to answer.

"In culo alla balena per domani!" "Speriamo che non caghi!"

"In the whale's ass for tomorrow!" "Let's hope it doesn't shit!"


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creabea

Dutch Netherlands

Name USED On Occasion BY Some People

Comes from "crea", short for "creatief"(creative) and "Bea", a female given name. It is used for someone, especially a woman, who is creative, especially when it comes to (hand)crafting things and DIY. Can be used as a noun and adjective.

"Wat heb je dat leuk gemaakt!" "Je kent me, ik ben altijd al een creabea geweest."

"I love what you've made!" "You know me, I've always been a creabea."


Confirmed by 3 people




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curtain twitcher

English United Kingdom

Slang USED On Occasion BY Some People

(n.) A nosy person who watches his or her neighbours, typically from a curtained window.

"That old lady is always watching us whenever we leave the house, she's a real curtain twitcher."


Confirmed by 11 people




in a pickle

English English speaking countries

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Some People

Means that you are in a difficult position with no easy solution.

"I'm in a bit of a pickle - the deadline is tomorrow and my computer just broke."


Confirmed by 16 people