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2021.08.31 20:57

New Zealand spoken English - slang 101

Two very common phrases

you will hear said in New Zealand are:

Yeah, nah
Yeah, right

Yeah, nah - means no. We can say this politely like we are thinking about the question or we say it almost as an expletive, "no, not likely!!!"

Yeah, right - we don't think the thing you are talking about is likely to happen.

Example: Which version of yeah, nah and yeah, right do you think I would use to reply to the following statements:
1) You ask me to go to the movies with you and I am not comfortable to go.
2) You ask me to do mud wrestling.
3) You say your friend owns a super yacht.
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  • Lydia 2021.08.31 23:46

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    1. Yeah, nah (politely) 2. Yeah, nah (as an expletive) 3. Yeah, right
  • lucia 2021.09.01 00:23

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    1. Yeah, nah (politely) 2. Yeah, nah 3. Yeah, right
  • Rachael 2021.09.01 08:46

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    @Hashim Alabdali
  • Rachael 2021.09.01 08:46

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    @Lydia Absolutely correct😄
  • Rachael 2021.09.01 08:47

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    @lucia You got that correct☺
  • Rachael 2021.09.01 08:50

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    @lucia Very good ☺. The only word to work on is expletive
  • Fatemeh 2021.09.02 06:06

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    Yeah ,nah Yeah , right Yeah, right
  • Rachael 2021.09.02 07:08

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    @babak Good effort ☺️. Listen again to common, politely, reply, comfortable, owns
  • Rachael 2021.09.02 07:08

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    @Fatemeh Yes, I could use them in that order ☺

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