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English | Southern US Southern US, United States

fixin' to

Slang USED Very frequently BY Older Generations

Fixin' to (Fixing to) means 'about to' or 'going to' in the near future.

"Have you taken out the trash yet?" "I'm fixin' to."

Confirmed by 6 people

English Southern States, United States

y'all

Slang USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

A contraction of 'you all', most often used as a second-person plural pronoun. It can also be used as an interjection to direct an emotion towards a small group of people as a reaction, or to attract attention. As an interjection, it is most commonly used either in anger or appreciation with a difference in inflection and tone to reflect this.

"Y'all are acting silly"

Confirmed by 10 people

English English speaking countries

wdy?

Abbreviation USED Frequently BY Young People

Used when texting, short for ''what do you do?''.

''Hey! Wdy?''

Confirmed by 5 people

English England

a grand

Slang USED Very frequently BY Almost Everyone

(n.) • A generally informal word meaning £1000

"I wouldn't mind a spare couple grand to spend on a holiday."

"I wouldn't mind a spare couple thousand pounds to spend on a holiday."

Confirmed by 9 people

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English England, English speaking countries

moolah

Slang USED Frequently BY Quite common, a lot originate from cockney rhyming slang

Expressions related to money used in England: *a quid (a pound) *lady godiva/deep sea diver(£5) *a pony (£25) *a ton (£100) *a monkey (£500) *a grand (£1000)

"Give us the moolah!"

"Give us the money!"

Confirmed by 3 people

English United Kingdom

minted

Slang USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

Meant in jest, to say that someone is so rich they could print their own money.

"They're absolutely minted!"

Confirmed by 3 people

English California, United States

hasta la toodles

Expression USED Very frequently BY Some People

Expression to say goodbye. The California way we blend English & Spanish daily.

“See you later.” “Hasta la toodles!”

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English | Brummie West Midlands, United Kingdom

tara-a-bit

Expression USED Frequently BY Working class and older generations

A way of saying ‘goodbye’ or ‘see you later’ used colloquially by people in the West Midlands, particularly common in Brummie and Black Country dialects.

"Tara-a-bit, bab!"

English Various countries

written in the stars

Idiom USED On Rare Occasion BY Some People

Destined to happen, as if there were no personal control and the future were predetermined by an external force.

“Their blossoming love was written in the stars.“

Confirmed by 7 people

English United States

six feet under

Expression USED On Occasion BY Almost Everyone

Dead and buried. The expression can be used in the literal sense or a metaphorical one. Six feet refers to the depth at which a deceased person would be buried.

"We both moved on. Our relationship is six feet under."

Confirmed by 8 people

English Various countries

down the drain

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Everyone

Being wasted or lost, likely to the end of being ruined.

"It was a bad investment, our money went down the drain."

Confirmed by 4 people

English United States

stone-faced

Word USED On Occasion BY Everyone

(adj.) • Showing no emotion in facial expression.

"He was stone-faced as he listened to his brother's appeal for money."

Confirmed by 7 people

English United States

buck

Slang USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

(n.) • The U.S. dollar.

''Could I borrow ten bucks?''

Confirmed by 8 people

English London, United Kingdom

Leave it out

Expression USED On Occasion BY White working class

You say this when you don’t like what someone is saying or suggesting.

“You took my parking space.” “Leave it out.”

Confirmed by 7 people

English United States

How's it cracking?

Standard Phrase USED On Occasion BY Middle aged people

Greeting like How are you?

Hey, Sara! How's it cracking?

English Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

pure scundered

Expression USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

Used to describe a person who is extremely embarrassed.

"Look at her, she’s pure scundered!"

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English | Seattle PNW, United States

spittling

Slang USED On Occasion BY Almost Everyone

(v.) • When the rain is very light and inconsistent.

Is it raining outside? No, it’s only spittling, you don’t need to wear a rain jacket.

Confirmed by 2 people

English New Zealand

She's bucketing down out there

Expression USED Frequently BY Kiwis

When it's raining hard

Bro, take a jacket with you. She's bucketing down out there.

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English Australia

hey cunt

Standard Phrase USED Frequently BY Young boys

Friendly way to say hello. Appropriate choice of audience is a must.

"Hey cunt, what's going on?"

Confirmed by 3 people

English United Kingdom

🙃

Emoji USED Frequently BY Young People

Used by young people to convey annoyance or anger.

"When your headphones break mid journey 🙃🙃🙃"

Confirmed by 10 people