#UKSlang: UK Slang (6)

  1. Best of British. Meaning: good luck.
    • Example:
      • “You’ll have an exam tomorrow? Best of British for you!”
  2. Blinkered. Meaning: unwilling to understand other people or themselves.
    • Example:
      • “He’s very blinkered in his outlook.”
  3. Brill. Meaning: brilliant.
    • Example:
      • “You have to watch this film- it’s brill!”
  4. Cracking. Meaning: extremely good.
    • Example:
      • “Dani scored with a cracking shot into the back of the goal.”
  5. Pass out. Meaning: leave college.
    • Example:
      • “I passed out in 2012 from a State University.”
  6. Engaged. Meaning: busy.
    • Example:
      • “I’ve tried to call you for many times but the line was engaged.”
  7. Easy peasy. Meaning: very easy.
    • Example:
      • “The exam is easy peasy.”
  8. Give us a bell. Meaning: call me.
    • Example:
      • “This is my new number. Give us a bell.”
  9. Gormless. Meaning: clueless.
    • Example:
      • “Andy looked very gormless yesterday.”

Compiled and written by @iisumarni at @EnglishTips4U on Thursday, January 10, 2013

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