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天泽

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2020.03.08 12:27

English Slang of the day: “To be skint”

This phrase is used

to describe having very little money or no money at all.

It is an informal phrase so would be only used with friends and family, and is usually used as an excuse for not going out.

Here’s an example:

Pete 🗣 “Do you fancy going out to the pub later?”

Dave🗣 “I can’t, I’m skint. All of my wages went into fixing the car”
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Comments

  • Richard Lee 2020.03.08 12:36

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    I like your British accent very much 😄
  • Brabante 2020.03.08 12:36

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    I am skint!
  • Windy 2020.03.08 12:37

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    So this way is better than saying: I don't have enough money, can't go out?
  • 天泽 2020.03.08 12:39

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    @Windy yea, but only used in England 🙈 and to friends
  • SweetAngelalala 2020.03.08 12:53

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    Im skint.All of my wages went into buying mask😷
  • 置身事外 2020.03.08 13:13

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    was my pronunciation easy to understand?
  • Janey不是baby 2020.03.08 13:34

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    same meaning as I'm broke?
  • 天泽 2020.03.08 13:36

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    @Janey不是baby exactly ☺️
  • Sophia 2020.03.08 13:54

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    I’m skint😭😭 I’m loaded!😉😉 Right?
  • Janey不是baby 2020.03.08 15:06

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    @天泽 thanks!
  • Jenny_P 2020.03.09 09:10

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    😂😂😂
  • 天泽 2020.03.09 09:16

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    @Jenny_P 哈哈哈哈哈

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