Common Expressions

Part 1

VOCABULARY

Silly; Crazy

You're crazy!

What a silly situation!

It was really crazy!

You're crazy!

Ridiculous!

Boang

Boang ka!

Boanga!

Boanga lagi!

Boang man ka oi!

Boanga gud!

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Mao ba?

Really?

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You know; Uhm; uh

Kuan

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Have you seen uhmm?

Nakita nimo si kuan?

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Did you already uhmm/you know?

Nagkuan na ka?

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No idea, I don’t know or whatever

Ambot!

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Whatever (don't care)

Ay, Ambot!

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I don’t have any idea. / I don’t know.

Ambot kaha.

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Be sure!; Are you sure?

Pag-sure oi!

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Joke; Kidding

Char!

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That was just nothing.

Char-char ra to oi!

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fooling or joking around; not true.

Atik

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Joke only.

Atik ra.

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fooling around.

Atik atik.

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yeah, try fooling me bai!

Atika ko bai!

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it’s really nice or good.

Nindota ah!

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Good, beautiful (referring to place/thing), nice.

Nindota

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Really beautiful!

Nindota gud!

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Make it really good/nice/ beautiful.

Nindota jud ha.

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God forbid; knock on the wood!

Simbako!

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Okay go; Go ahead!

Sige go!

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