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10 Aussie phrases you should know

  1. g’day – hello ( good day)
  2. this arvo – this afternoon
  3. cheers – thanks/ I appreciate it/ that’s kind of you
  4. dunno – I don’t know
  5. ta – thanks
  6. beauty! – great
  7. see you later – goodbye (even though you may never see them again)
  8. howyagoin? – how are you? (how are you going?)
  9. deadly! – great! (Aboriginal slang)
  10. no worries – you’re welcome/ not a problem/ think nothing of it

5 comments on “10 Aussie phrases you should know

  1. SoundEagle
    February 10, 2013

    SoundEagle can almost hear the twang and double diphthong in those 10 Aussie phrases!

  2. bill
    July 18, 2014

    You left out “emma chizzit” an question regadring the price of something.

    • Helene Markmann
      July 20, 2014

      That would translate as ‘how much is it‘ in case you don’t know

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