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I'm from gemany and I want to improof my English; Can you tell me some English phrases which I can often use?
for example:
I'm looking forward
You must be nutts
carry coals to newcastle edc. ...
asked in english



duffield1 answers:

Cor blimey, g'vnor! = Good grief! (London)
Well go t' foot of our stairs! = Well, I didn't expect that! (Northern)
What the chuffin' 'eck d'yer think yer playin' at? = What do you think you are doing? (Northern)
'E's well'ard, 'im = He's quite a tough character (universal)


Supplement from 12/11/2008 04:25pm:

Does that help, or am I barking up the wrong tree (= mistaken)?


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Messerwisser answers:

Sorry, I don't speak English.


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robinsamuels answers:

Be very careful of anyone who uses:

What do you think you're looking at?
Think you're hard do you?
Come and have a go if you think you're hard enough!


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Bubs86 answers:

Excuse me

Sorry

How much is this?

Can I have your number please?

Can I buy you a drink?


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PARRY22 answers:

There is a fantastic web page which you can scroll around. Click on the type of cliche you want from a list and then again on the cliches given to reveal their meanings.
The link is given below.
Just click on the line.

http://www.clicheste.com/index.asp


Supplement from 12/12/2008 01:40pm:

Sorry I typed the link incorrectly.
It should be

http://www.clichesite.com/index.asp


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