Colloquial English in Comics and Songs - Notes

Idiom, phrasal verb or slang




You ain't fair

You aren't fair

'cos / coz

You ain't goin' coz I said so  

You aren't going because I said so


George: What's the capital of Spain
Dick: Dunno
George: What's the capital of Spain
Dick: I don't know
'em We'll show 'em We will show them
gimme Ma. Gimme some money Mummy, please give me some money
gonna I'm gonna buy one I'm going to buy one
gotta / godda I gotta go I have got to go
lemme Lemme see Let me see
lotta I gotta lotta problems, man I have got a lot of problems, old fruit.
Whatcha Whatcha gonna do now? What are you going to do now?
wanna He doesn't wanna go He doesn't want to go
ya Ya crazy! You are mad

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