Do British people give compliments?

How do you compliment someone in the UK?

British Compliments

He’s as bright as a button – “Bright” in British words and phrases means smart. This phrase is used to describe someone being clever and smart. I quite fancy you – Fancy here means like or have a crush on. She’s very lush – She’s very attractive.

Is it bad to say Brits?

It’s not offensive. It’s not commonly used here for ourselves, and I’ve never heard other Europeans use it. I’d say Brit is about equivalent to Yank. It is usually used with slightly derogatory overtones, but it isn’t very offensive (but is very informal).

What should you not say to the British?

10 things you should never say to a British person

  • “I love British accents!” …
  • “I can do the best British accent.” …
  • “Oh, you’re from London!” …
  • “Oh, you’re from Europe!” …
  • “Cheers, mate!” …
  • “My great-grandmother was British!” …
  • “Ohmaigaaad I could listen to you talk all day.” …
  • “Do you live in a castle?”

What is the most British word?

20 of the Most Common British Slang Words

  • Fit (adj) So, in the UK fit doesn’t just mean that you go to the gym a lot. …
  • Loo (noun) …
  • Dodgy (adj) …
  • Proper (adj) …
  • Knackered (adj) …
  • Quid (noun) …
  • Skint (noun) …
  • To Skive (verb) Skiver (noun)
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What does 2 fingers mean in England?

Meaning of two fingers in English

in Britain, a sign that is considered rude, made by holding your hand up with your palm facing toward you and your first and second fingers held in a V shape: She drove past and stuck two fingers up at him.

What is considered rude in UK?

It is considered very rude to push ahead in a line. Do not shout or be loud in public places and don’t use excessive, demonstrative hand gestures when speaking. Staring is considered impolite. Do not be too casual, especially with the English language.

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…

How do you say OK in British slang?

Hunky-dory‘ – a neat little piece of British slang that means that a situation is okay, cool, or normal.