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  • It's time for the British slang challenge! You may remember not so long

  • ago I did a whole series covering the A-Z of British slang. Now what I'm

  • interested to know is do you remember any of it? I'm going to give you ten

  • common slang phrases I will put them within a sentence I want you to listen

  • to it and see if you can remember what that slang phrase means then at the end

  • after I've given you ten slang phrases I will then give you the answer to each

  • one. So it probably will help for you to have a paper and pen to hand, then I

  • would like you to write your score down in the comment section below. I'd be

  • interested to know how many you get right. Okay are you ready? Anna you're

  • going to have to tell the truth you've been cheating haven't you? I haven't! You

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  • Number one lost the plot. yesterday my mother went to the supermarket wearing

  • her pajamas I'm sure she's lost the plot. so what does that mean?

  • number two throwing a wobbly. my son never threw a wobbly, well not until he

  • was two and a half years old and then he threw a wobbly every week. number three

  • gobsmacked. I haven't yet told my mother I'm pregnant I think she'll be

  • gobsmacked when she finds out. I have told her by the way. number four have a

  • gander. the first thing I do when I move to a new town is to go to the local high

  • street to have a gander. number five on the pull. my flatmate went out with his

  • brother last night I think they were on the pull. number six pop your clogs. I

  • don't think you should try skydiving I'm worried about you popping your clogs.

  • spend a penny. I'll be back in a moment I'm just going to spend a penny. number

  • eight cost a bomb did you see that brand new government building I bet that cost

  • a bomb. number nine take them Mickey. it's very unprofessional to take the mickey

  • out of your students. and number ten waffle, used as a verb not a noun.

  • please do tell me if I start to waffle.

  • well guys how did you do? let's go back and have a look at what those slang

  • terms actually mean. keep count of how many you got right.

  • number one was lost the plot if you've lost the plot it means that you have

  • lost your common sense you've gone a bit crazy you're not doing things like a

  • normal person would do you're doing things that a crazy person would do

  • you've lost the plot. my mum was in the supermarket wearing

  • her pajamas she's gone crazy she's lost the plot. number two to throw a wobbly. to

  • throw a wobbly is to have a tantrum lots of children throw wobblies but also

  • some grown-ups. number three gobsmacked. to be gobsmacked is to be shocked. it's

  • almost like someone has hit you in the mouth. Wow oh I'm shocked.

  • number four is have a gander this means to take a look so if I have a gander at

  • the high street I'm taking a look at the high street. number five on the pull this

  • means you are out looking for someone to have an intimate interaction with. so if

  • you are out on the town with your friends having a drink and you're single

  • you might be looking for someone very special to get involved with. hello

  • you're beautiful would you like to go on a date? I'm on the pull. number six to pop

  • your clogs means to die it's a very colloquial way of saying it I hope that

  • I don't pop my clogs for quite a while. number seven to spend a penny. I say this

  • quite often especially at the moment it means to use the bathroom or the toilet

  • facilities I need to spend a penny and we say this because in the old days in

  • order to use a public bathroom you would have to have a penny for your entrance

  • fee. number eight cost a bomb if something costs a bomb then it's very

  • expensive it blows a hole in your pocket it's so

  • expensive. number nine is to take the Mickey this means to make fun of or to

  • tease somebody you take the Mickey sometimes we also say take them Michael

  • and there is also another version that's a little less friendly a little less

  • family-friendly. so I won't say it finally. number 10 - waffle means to

  • talk a lot about things that aren't very important. we've all waffled at some

  • point I'm sure or you might know someone waffles a lot, stop waffling. well that

  • was your British slang challenge. how did you do? did you get all ten? let me know

  • your score and your country of origin down in the comment section below. I hope

  • you found this helpful please do give it a thumb up if you enjoyed it. if you'd

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It's time for the British slang challenge! You may remember not so long

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B1 UK slang wobbly plot penny high street bomb

British Slang CHALLENGE

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    蔡天羽 posted on 2018/08/09
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