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Can U Leave a MSG 4 Me?

Oct 9, 2021

3 mins

editor Louie

People Shorten All Sorts of Things... Even in English!⭐️

You might think it's hard enough to keep up with shortened words in your language, do I need to know them in English too?! But a part of you still might want to use the shortened words like the teenage characters on Netflix👀 We understand. From level 1 shortened words to shortened words that you probably can't even guess the meaning, Let the RedKiwi English Shortened Word Quiz begin!😉


🔶 Level 1 ⭐️ "Plz send me a MSG, Thk!"

Could you read and understand it? I think you might have easilly guessed because they are frequently used words 'Please' and 'Thank you'. Here, MSG doesn't mean 'flavor enhancer', it's actually the shortened form of the word message. You could try using it when you send a text message or DM so you can type faster!

💡Example "Ur bf sent me a MSG. Let's talk FTF."


🔶 Level 3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️ "Atm, Afk. Brb!"

If you thouggt "OMG What is atm? Isn't afk a name of a game?" Don't worry - You're normal! If you've ever played video games online with foreigners, it might feel more familiar. atm is the shorted word for 'at the moment', meaning 'now' So, it means 'presently'. afk is an shortened word that is sometimes hard for even native English speakers to understand.🤔 It means 'away from keyboard', so it means that 'you can't reply at the moment'. Then did you guess the last word brb?! It means 'be right back', and it is used very often.

💡Example "Tbh, i need a break atm."


🔶 Level 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ AYS? (SMH🤦‍♀️)

It might have been hard to guess what these words mean. The word in parentheses is slang used to describe a situation. It means 'shaking my head'. Now think of a situation that you might shake you head and you'll understand the expression. That's right! You use it when you're dissapointed or think something/someone is pathetic. You might have seen ays more often because it's more frequently used. It's short for 'Are you serious?', meaning "Really?"!

💡Example "Plz GMB. I'm so tired. (SMH) "


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