grubby

American Slang,English Vocabulary 2 August 2011 | 5 Comments

“My clothes are really quite grubby after I worked so hard at the farm.”

Slang of the day: grubby

Meaning: dirty, messy

Usage: Do you ever wash your clothes? They are always so grubby.

Dialog:
Peter – I’ve been working all day out on the ranch.
Paul – You don’t say…
Peter – I’m serious, I rode my horse for probably 4 hours checking on the cattle.
Paul – I know you did.
Peter – How can you tell?
Paul – I can tell by your grubby clothes and your smell.
Peter – Oh.

5 Responses on “grubby”

  1. hadi says:

    Another great lesson as I expected.
    A huge thank you from my behalf however I’m pretty sure that all of English Guru’s fans are on the same page from this point of view.

  2. Yvonne says:

    Hadi,
    Thanks so much for you great comment!! I really appreciate it. When I get comments like this, it makes blogging so worth it!! *hugs*

  3. Yvonne says:

    Hey Hadi, you should check out my husband’s blog, he writes English posts too and his have audio clips. Check his out: http://english.entangled.com/what-is-a-liquid-lunch/

  4. hadi says:

    cool, I’m going to check that out right now.

  5. Yvonne says:

    Let me know what you thought of it! 🙂

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