10 British English Slang/Colloquial Expressions

james-bond-20121. Loo = Toilet

I’m desperate to use the loo, do you have one?

2. Nicked = Stolen
A man nicked my bag yesterday and now I don’t have any clothes to wear.

3. Nutter = A Crazy Person
There is a nutter running around Barcelona! He isn’t wearing any clothes!

4. Knackered = Very Tired
I’ve been working hard today and I’m knackered.

5. Gobsmacked = Amazed
I won the lottery and I am gobsmacked!

6. Easy Peasy = Really Easy
I always thought English was difficult but now that I have been practising I think it is easy peasy!

7. Chat Up = To Flirt or Impress a Girl or Boy
There was a man trying to chat up my girlfriend so I’m not very happy!

8. Shambles = A Mess
My flat is in a real shambles, I need to clean it!

9. Bonkers = Crazy
There is a man in the street and I think he is bonkers.

10. A Kip = A Sleep
I’m so tired because I’ve been working for 24 hours. I really need a good kip.

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1. Loo = Toilet I’m desperate to use the loo, do you have one? 2. Nicked = Stolen A man nicked my bag yesterday...
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