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33 Common American Sayings That Make Absolutely No Sense To Non-Americans

American english makes no sense.

Well well well you thought you'd seen the last of me.

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You were wrong.

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We're back with another list of questions asking "what do Americans mean" when they say common terms/phrases.

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WHAT DO AMERICANS MEAN WHEN A SHOW IS ON AT LIKE FUCKIN “8/7c” WHAT IS THAT????

2.

What *do* Americans mean when they say 'biscuits in gravy'? All the pictures look like scones in lumpy jizz.

3.

What does it mean when Americans say they are a "hockey mom"? Their child plays hockey and they take them to practices?

4.

What do Americans mean by 2.5 baths?

5.

what do americans mean when they say “transfer to a 4 year school”? i thought all universities there are 4 years

6.

What do Americans mean when they say "bite me"? Are they vampires?

7.

What do Americans MEAN when they say ‘downtown’ I saw someone on a YouTube comment refer to ‘the downtown area of York’ and I have NO IDEA what they are talking about

8.

@_Yumekii_ what do americans mean with 'grounded'? 😔

9.

What do Americans mean when they ask “where are you from?”. I’m always confused 😭 like where do I live or where am I originally from?

10.

Current status: googling what do Americans mean when they say "I do not disagree"

11.

What do americans mean when they say dive bar? Is our equivalent just a pub?

12.

What do Americans mean when they say "running errands"? This has always baffled me.

13.

What do Americans mean by "Government name"? I thought your parents named y'all over there

14.

What do Americans mean in tv/films when they sexily say, "I'm just going to... freshen up 😏" Are they washing their nethers or what?

15.

What do Americans mean when they refer to 'mountain time'? I want to live somewhere that's on mountain time!

16.

What do Americans mean when they say something is corny ??

17.

"Havent done ________ in a minute" what do americans mean by this :l

18.

What do Americans mean when they say someone is a tool? It seems like an insult, but tools are useful.

19.

What do Americans mean when they say ‘tailgate’?

20.

"What do Americans mean when they say 'clutch'?"

21.

What do americans mean when they say period after a sentence or something? Is it just like saying full stop? I'm confused :'D

22.

What do Americans mean when they say Sidebar

23.

What do Americans mean when they say "finals"?

24.

What do americans mean when they call out 'shotgun'?

25.

What do americans mean when they say someone's been 'drinking kool aid'?

26.

What do Americans mean when they say "I'm just sayin'"? I hear it a lot on podcasts.

27.

What does it mean when Americans go 'Its two blocks away' what's a block?

28.

What does it mean when Americans say "and that's the 411 on that"?

29.

Just realised I have no idea what Americans mean when they say "pudding".

30.

why do americans say criss cross apple sauce what the fuck does that mean

31.

"Free does not mean free." Why do Americans say words that don't mean what they say?

32.

I never actually knew why ppl say "happy belated"... Lol like what does that really mean and why do americans say it

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Why do Americans measure everything in "football fields" long? What does that mean to anyone else in the world?

Byeee!

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