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  • A typical english saturday

    Posted by OLIVIA LAUREN GOTTIN KOUAKOU on September 25, 2023 at 1:24 pm

    I went to my bruv’s house to watch the bloody England game the other day. I walked in and said “alright?” he gave me a jar and I said “Ta” England lost 4-1 to Germany. My friend and I were gutted. We decided to go for some nosh. The closest pub was selling burgers for £5. When we got to the pub there were some
    other mates there “alright?” I asked and they said “Good Ta.”

    Kerin replied 10 months ago 2 Members · 2 Replies
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  • OLIVIA LAUREN GOTTIN KOUAKOU

    Member
    September 25, 2023 at 1:36 pm

    Para 1.

    I went to my bruv’s house to watch the bloody England game the other day. I walked in and said “alright?” he gave me a jar and I said “Ta” England lost 4-1 to Germany. My friend and I were gutted. We decided to go for some nosh. The closest pub was selling burgers for £5. When we got to the pub there were some
    other mates there “alright?” I asked and they said “Good Ta.”

    Para 2.

    The pub was in a dodgy part of the city but the burgers were the bee’s knee. Mymate John is jammy, he always wins money on the gambling machine but tonight he put £10 in the machine and didn’t win. I put £1 in and won £10, “you jammy bastard” said John.

    Para 3.

    Then a really fit woman walked in, I decided to buy her a jar.
    She was really fit but two sandwiches short of a picnic. I spent £10 on drinks for her but then
    she got knackered and fancy to go home, I didn’t get her phone number and I was very gutted. Then my mate Pete arrived, he is two sandwiches short of a picnic and he was very drunk. We all said “hello Pete, alright?”
    John and my other pals started taking the piss out of Pete.

    Para 4.

    Pete didn’t understand because he’s stupid so he said ta! I didn’t have any more money so I asked Pete if I could borrow a tenner , but he only had a fiver. I had one more drink and started to feel knackered. We went to the kebab shop next door, there were some dodgy men in there, they started taking the piss out of us and we almost had a fight. We paid for the kebabs and ate them on the way home, they were the dog’s bullocks.

    • Kerin

      Administrator
      September 26, 2023 at 4:58 pm

      Alright Olivia? Bloody good effort from you! 😂

      Well done, this is superb. Just two things to note, both in para 3:

      I spent £10 on drinks for her but then she got knackered and fancy to go home, I didn’t get her phone number and I was very gutted.

      > the verb fancy needs the gerund, so it should read: fancied going home

      > Adjectives like knackered and gutted are what we call ‘Absolute Adjectives’. This means that is generally not capable of being intensified or compared. Therefore we don’t use ‘very’ with these kinds of adjective.

      You might find this interesting: https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/course/eiam/unit-1/session-47

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