Ep026 - Slang Word "Bloody" - Different Ways To Say "To Be Broken"
Mar 29, 2016Episode 29
How to use the word “bloody” in Aussie EnglishBloody – very common Aussie adjective which is used to emphasise any point or story.The bloody car isn’t workingThe car isn’t bloody working•Oh you bloody beauty! – “bloody bewdy”•That’s bloody awesome!•That news was bloody horrible! oBloody sad, oBloody aweful•I was so bloody drunk last night•It was a bloody big night last night and I was bloody drunk•Where the bloody hell are ya?•If you drink and drive you’re a bloody idiot.•The bloody car isn’t working!•What the bloody hell is going on?•Absolutely + bloody = Absa-bloody-lutely! / abso-bloody-lutely Different ways to say “to be broken” in Aussie EnglishTo be broken•The bloody washing machine is broken.•My computer is broken, it needs to be fixed.To be malfunctioning•The bloody washing machine is malfunctioning.•My computer is malfunctioning, it needs to be repaired.To be cactus•The bloody washing machine is cactus!•My computer’s cactus at the moment, it needs to be repaired.To be dead•The bloody washing machine is cactus!•The computer’s dead today, it needs to be repaired.Note: Saying something is dead also means it’s out of power, so if you laptop computer was dead it could mean it’s broken but also that it has no power left in the battery.To be buggered•The bloody washing machine is buggered!•My computer’s buggered at the moment.To be screwed•The bloody washing machine is screwed!•My computer’s screwed at the moment.To be busted•My computer is busted at the moment.•The bloody washing machine is busted.To be stuffed•The bloody washing machine is stuffed!•My computer’s stuffed at the moment.To be on the fritz•The bloody washing machine is on the fritz!•My computer’s on the fritz.To be playing up•The bloody washing machine’s playing up!•My computer’s playing up at the moment. It needs repairs.