It means someone thinks you are lying.
The saying comes from an old Cockney rhyme that used pork pies and substituted “pies,” for “lies” and it later got shortened to “porkies”.
- Chin wag/chinwag
It means to have a long chat.
Its origins come from a Welsh word meaning empty. It is believed that the word originates from a pub in North Wales where the landlady would ensure people drunk more than they intended by going around with a jug of ale and toping people’s glasses up by saying “chin wag” – which is Welsh for your cup is empty.
- A Kent face
It is commonly used in Scotland when a person has seen a person they know.
This idiom has nothing to do with the surname or the place. It is taken from an old English word that means “to know”.
It is a Scottish word for small. In England it’s a euphemism for urine.
If a Scottish person says they want a wee drink they want a whiskey.
wee-hours: the early hours of the morning, between twelve o’clock at night and the time when the sun rises
If an English person says they want a wee direct them to the nearest toilet!
If someone does or says something inappropriate, wrong or a bit silly, you might hear a Brit saying “You numpty, you’ve got your T-shirt on back to front.”
source: British slang words & phrases, Oxford International English
Most pedig használjátok a kifejezéseket a következő mondatokban.
- He looked a right ……. standing in the café in his pyjama pants.
- Last week I visited the uni and I saw a lot of …..
- Come on, you’ve been telling …., again? I can see through all of them.
- After two weeks of working hard, we could have a …. over a bottle of wine with my friends.
- Do you fancy for a drink? Yeah, a …. would be great. You know I’m mad about Scotch.
- Let’s meet in the … . The journey takes 5 hours so we need to leave early in the morning.
keys/megoldások: 1. numpty; 2. Kent faces; 3. porkies; 4. chinwag; 5. wee; 6. wee hours