Learn British Slang – Cold

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Level: Advanced    Reading Time: 3 minutes    Category: Vocabulary

Everyone knows that British weather is pretty terrible, It is usually gray and rainy. It is also pretty cold most of the time. That is why we have a bunch of ways to describe the cold weather.

In this lesson I will show you some of the more interesting ways we have to say it is cold!

 

British Slang for COLD 

We have many ways to talk about being cold in the UK. Here are some common slang words that we use:

  • Freezing
  • Baltic
  • Brass Monkeys
  • Nippy
  • Bitter
 

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Example sentences:

Knowing the words is only have of the lesson. Learning how to use them naturally is also important. Here are some example sentences to show you how we use these words naturally.

  • Is anyone else absolutely freezing?
  • It is bitter outside today. 
  • It’s baltic in here. Can you close the window please?
  • It was a bit nippy so I put on a coat.
  • It’s brass monkeys today, innit?

So, there are 5 slang words that you can use to talk about the cold weather and being cold in the UK. Learning slang words and phrases can be a great and interesting way to express yourself more like a native speaker. 

Check the link below to learn about other phrases and slang that we often use in the UK

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