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Slanguage : British slang II

Mate’ – one of the commonly used terms of endearment and affection in British slang terms. Used when you are talking to a close friend, and is often easily substituted for the American ‘buddy’, ‘pal’, or ‘dude’. For example, ‘Alright, mate?’ ‘Knackered’ – a great word and phrase used by Britons to describe their tiredness and exhaustion, in any given…

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Slanguage: a useful guide to British slang

Slanguage is a blend word that comes from slang and language. Slang is a particular kind of colloquial language, which comprises extremely informal language; usually known as buzz words. It helps to make speech vivid and colourful and creates group solidarity , but essentially belongs to young people. Though mainly used in speech, it can also be a regular feature…