Do Brits say pants or trousers?
This is a rather old-fashioned term for what Americans call “pants” and Brits call “trousers,” which is my subject today.
Was pants a bad word in England?
Well, technically it still is, because over here “pants” are what you wear under trousers. Obviously it’s not swear word of the century, but it’s more “dirty” than it is in ‘Murika.
Is it correct to say pant or pants?
Q: So you have two pant legs, and when you stitch them together, you get “a pair of pants”. A: Exactly, and last we checked, that was the better way to wear pants. So we advise that using “pants” is the way to go – and leave “pant” for the fashionistas.
Do British people wear leggings?
To all the ladies, leggings are a must in England. You can wear them with skirts, giant sweaters, or even shorts, but make sure you have at least three pairs. Not only are a fashion staple and the secret to how to look British, but they will they keep you warm on the colder days.
Do Northerners say pants?
Whereas ‘pants’-wearing Northerners enjoy a ‘bap’, ‘bun’ or ‘barm’ for their ‘tea’, Southerners in ‘trousers’ are more likely to tuck into a ‘roll’ for their ‘dinner’, find language researchers at The University of Manchester.
Why do British people say bloody?
Bloody. Don’t worry, it’s not a violent word… it has nothing to do with “blood”.”Bloody” is a common word to give more emphasis to the sentence, mostly used as an exclamation of surprise. Something may be “bloody marvellous” or “bloody awful“. Having said that, British people do sometimes use it when expressing anger…
What does fit mean UK?
1. Fit (adj) So, in the UK fit doesn’t just mean that you go to the gym a lot. Fit is a way of saying that a person is attractive, or sexy. E.g. “That guy is sooo fit.
How do British people say elevator?
Everyone knows that for the Brits, an elevator is a “lift,” an apartment is a “flat,” and those chips you’re snacking on are actually called “crisps.” But British people also say some other really weird, confusing things. 1.