How Well Do You Know These 12 English Words And Phrases?

The United Kingdom is known for having some of the funniest and most unique words and phrases. Do you think you can guess the meaning behind these commonly used terms? Let's find out just how well you know these words and phrases!
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What does the phrase "Are you having a laugh" mean?
Have you gone crazy?
Are you okay?
Are you kidding me?
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What does the phrase "collywobbles" refer to?
Being nervous
Feeling shy
Feelings suspicious
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What does the phrase "to drop a clanger" mean?
To drop some change
To be a clutz
To make an obvious mistake
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What does the phrase "dull as a dishwasher" mean?
Exceedingly horrible
Bland in taste
To be simple in mind
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What does the phrase "giddy kipper" refer to?
A seemingly stupid person
An overtly angry person
An overly excited person
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What does the phrase "gobsmacked" mean?
To be stunned
To be angered
To be annoyed
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What does the phrase "liquid lunch" refer to?
A meal that consists mostly of alcohol
A meal that consists of protein shakes
A diet of pureed vegetables
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What does the phrase “mad as a bag of ferrets” mean?
To be completely and utterly insane
To be so crazy you can't control yourself
To be both stupid and crazy
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What does the phrase "peckish" mean?
To be petty
To be a bit hungry
To be annoyed
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What does the phrase "sod it" mean?
Forget it
I give up
I love you
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What does the phrase "smarmy" mean?
Creepy
Annoying
Ignorant
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What does the phrase "wonky" mean?
Nonsensical
Forgettable
Unstable
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are UK slang slow! Unfortunately, you don't know the slang of the UK very well just yet. While you may know some of the most basic terms, you could use a refresher course on the slang that makes their culture so unique!

C+, UK Slang Slow

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are UK phrase perfect! It's clear that you know the slang and phrases of the UK better than most. Obviously, you've got a keen interest in learning all about other cultures!

B+, UK Phrase Perfect

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are UK phrase phenomenal! It's obvious that you're deeply entrenched in learning as much about other cultures as possible. From slang to style, you're as worldly as they come. Keep up the good work!

A+, UK Phrase Phenomenal

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1
What does the phrase "Are you having a laugh" mean?
Have you gone crazy?
Are you okay?
Are you kidding me?
2
What does the phrase "collywobbles" refer to?
Being nervous
Feeling shy
Feelings suspicious
3
What does the phrase "to drop a clanger" mean?
To drop some change
To be a clutz
To make an obvious mistake
4
What does the phrase "dull as a dishwasher" mean?
Exceedingly horrible
Bland in taste
To be simple in mind
5
What does the phrase "giddy kipper" refer to?
A seemingly stupid person
An overtly angry person
An overly excited person
6
What does the phrase "gobsmacked" mean?
To be stunned
To be angered
To be annoyed
7
What does the phrase "liquid lunch" refer to?
A meal that consists mostly of alcohol
A meal that consists of protein shakes
A diet of pureed vegetables
8
What does the phrase “mad as a bag of ferrets” mean?
To be completely and utterly insane
To be so crazy you can't control yourself
To be both stupid and crazy
9
What does the phrase "peckish" mean?
To be petty
To be a bit hungry
To be annoyed
10
What does the phrase "sod it" mean?
Forget it
I give up
I love you
11
What does the phrase "smarmy" mean?
Creepy
Annoying
Ignorant
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What does the phrase "wonky" mean?
Nonsensical
Forgettable
Unstable