17 British Slang Terms That Will Make Your Life A Bit Better

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Meaning: Full of men.
Usage: “The club was fucking terrible last night, it was a proper sausage fest in there.”

2.

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Meaning: The best.
Usage: “That bacon sandwich I had this morning was the absolute dog’s bollocks.”

3.

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Meaning: Had a nasty fall.
Usage: “You were so pissed last night mate, you walked out of the pub and fell arse over tit in the street.”

4.

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Meaning: To point out an innuendo.
Usage: “Oh my, look at the size of that sausage…as the actress said to the bishop.”

5.

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Meaning: A really long time.
Usage: “How’s your friend Lisa from school?” “Oh, god knows. I haven’t seen her for donkey’s years.”

6.

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Meaning: Are you joking?
Usage: “You’d rather go shopping with your mum than come down the pub with me? Are you having a laugh?”

7.

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Meaning: Really cheap.
Usage: “Where did you get that TV?” “Oh, I just found it on eBay, it was cheap as chips.”

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Meaning: Drinking alcohol for lunch instead of eating.
Usage: “Mate, I’m absolutely battered, I had a liquid lunch and now I have to go back to work. I’ve fucked it.”

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Meaning: Go to a mysterious place, often the toilet.
Usage: “Sorry, give me a minute, I’ve got to go see a man about a dog.”

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Meaning: Being a third wheel (a single person hanging out with a couple).
Usage: “Oh, you’re going to the cinema with Jamie and Robin. Do you not find it weird playing gooseberry like that?”

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Meaning: There you are.
Usage: “Take a left at the end of the road, then the second right, and Bob’s your uncle, there’s the strip club.”

13.

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Meaning: Fuck up.
Usage: “That party last night was a shocker! Dave pissed all over the floor and Rachel chundered on my mum’s pillow. All in all it was a total cock up.”

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Meaning: Go to the toilet.
Usage: “Excuse me for one moment, I just need to spend a penny.”

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Meaning: Pregnant.
Usage: “I haven’t had a glass of wine in six months. God, I hate being up the duff.”

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Meaning: Go too far.
Usage: “Harry getting with my sister was one thing but him getting with my mum too just takes the biscuit.”

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Meaning: Going out and getting drunk.
Usage: “Friday niiiight, let’s get on the piss lads!”

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