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Flashcards in Sayings Deck (42):
1

In elk geval,

In any case,

2

Maak 'n draai.

Swing by.

3

In die haak.

Okay. Sure thing.

4

Dit wil sê... / Met ander woorde ...

In other words ...

5

Gee my 'n luitjie

Give me a ring

6

Ek gee nie om nie.

I don't mind / care.

7

Dit maak nie saak nie.

It doesn't matter.

8

Tussen hakkies ..

By the way ...

9

Lekker bly.

Stay well / Take it easy.

10

Veels geluk!

Congratulations!

11

Wat makeer (jou).

What's the matter? (What's your problem!)

12

In die hande kry.

Get hold of.

13

'n Bietjie baie

Rather much.

14

Wat my betref ...

As far as I'm concerned ...

15

Tog, weet jy ...

Mind you though ...

16

Op die anderkant ..

But then again ...

17

Nou dat jy dit noem ...

Now that you mention it ..

18

O ja, nog iets ..

And another thing ..

19

Op die lange duur ...

In the long run ..

20

Kom ons wees maar eerlik met mekaar ...

Let's face it ...

21

Wat dit betref ...

When it comes to that ...

22

Hou my op hoogte ..

Keep me posted ...

23

n werklikheid ...

Actually ...

24

Die eienaardige ding is dat ...

The funny thing is ...

25

Wel, dis net dat ...

The thing is ...

26

Vergeet dit!

Not on your life!

27

Toemaar!

Never mind. / It's okay.

28

Ek lag ..

Wouldn't it be funny if ... (present tense only)

29

Sal jy in staat wees om ... te ...

Would you be able to ...

30

Moenie hier kom skoor soek nie.

Don't look for trouble around here.

31

Foeitog

Ah, how cute. "Shame".

32

Ekskuus?

Sorry?

33

Alle wêreld

Wow! My Word!

34

Wag 'n bietjie

Wait a minute! Just a second.

35

Ag nee wat

No, not really.

36

Hoor

OK? All right.

37

Ja-nee

Sure thing! Definitely.

38

Nee, dis goed

Sometimes (check intonation!) it means YES.

39

í” gits

Oh my! Oh Gosh!

40

Liewe hemel

Goodness gracious! Good heavens!

41

Pasop!

Watch out!

42

Sommer!

Because! (with no good reason)