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  • A Typical English Saturday

  • Edina

    February 14, 2021 at 3:43 pm

    I went to my mate’s house to watch the England game the other day. I walked in and said “Alright?” he gave me a beer and I said “ta” England lost 4-1 to Germany. My mate and I were very gutted. We decided to go for some grub. The closest pub was selling burgers for a fiver. When we got to the pub there were some
    other pals there “Alright?” I asked and they said Good, ta.”

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

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

    Pete didn’t understand because he’s two sandwiches short for a picnic 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 get 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 bollocks.

  • Kerin

    February 16, 2021 at 4:29 pm

    Fab @altedua !!!


    Para 1 > My pal and I were very gutted /

    Para 3 > she got very knackered

    > 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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