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INTRODUCTION
Sydney: Common slangs used in the suburbs.
Sydney: Hi everyone, and welcome back to SwedishPod101.com. I'm Sydney.
Jesper: And I'm Jesper!
Sydney: This is Must-Know Swedish Slang Words and Phrases, Season 1, Lesson 2. In this lesson, you'll learn common slang words used in the suburbs.
Sydney: We're going to check out some common words that are often used in the suburbs among younger people and immigrants.
SLANG EXPRESSIONS
Sydney: The expressions you will be learning in this lesson are:
Jesper: snut
Jesper: broshan
Jesper: att baxa
Jesper: att tagga
Sydney: Jesper, what's our first expression?
Jesper: snut
Sydney: It means "police."
Jesper: [SLOW] snut [NORMAL] snut
Sydney: Listeners, please repeat.
Jesper: snut
[pause - 5 sec.]
Sydney: Use this slang expression when referring to the police.
Sydney: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jesper: [NORMAL] Han ringde snuten, skynda dig! [SLOW] Han ringde snuten, skynda dig!
Sydney: "He called the police, hurry!"
Jesper: [NORMAL] Han ringde snuten, skynda dig!
Sydney: Okay, what's the next expression?
Jesper: broshan
Sydney: It means "brother."
Jesper: [SLOW] broshan [NORMAL] broshan
Sydney: Listeners, please repeat.
Jesper: broshan
[pause - 5 sec.]
Sydney: Use this slang expression when talking to a close friend or an actual brother.
Jesper: The spelling can vary, and sometimes it's spelled "brushan".
Sydney: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jesper: [NORMAL] Broshan, jag har saknat dig! [SLOW] Broshan, jag har saknat dig!
Sydney: "Brother, I've missed you!"
Jesper: [NORMAL] Broshan, jag har saknat dig!
Sydney: Okay, what's our next expression?
Jesper: att baxa
Sydney: It means "to steal."
Jesper: [SLOW] att baxa [NORMAL] att baxa
Sydney: Listeners, please repeat.
Jesper: att baxa
[pause - 5 sec.]
Sydney: Use this slang expression when talking about something being stolen.
Sydney: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jesper: [NORMAL] Någon baxade min telefon! [SLOW] Någon baxade min telefon!
Sydney: "Someone stole my telephone!"
Jesper: [NORMAL] Någon baxade min telefon!
Sydney: Okay, what's the last expression?
Jesper: att tagga
Sydney: literally meaning "to tag." But when it's used as a slang expression, it means "to take off" or "to leave".
Jesper: [SLOW] att tagga [NORMAL] att tagga
Sydney: Listeners, please repeat.
Jesper: att tagga
[pause - 5 sec.]
Sydney: Use this slang expression when talking about leaving a place or taking off from somewhere.
Sydney: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jesper: [NORMAL] Jag är trött, jag taggar hem. [SLOW] Jag är trött, jag taggar hem.
Sydney: "I'm tired, I'm going home."
Jesper: [NORMAL] Jag är trött, jag taggar hem.
QUIZ
Sydney: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the expressions you just learned? I will describe four situations, and you will choose the right expression to use in your reply. Are you ready?
Sydney: My brother, thank you for lending me the money.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jesper: broshan
Sydney: "brother"
Sydney: The police arrested our neighbor.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jesper: snut
Sydney: "police"
Sydney: Nah, I think I’m taking off for tonight.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jesper: att tagga
Sydney: "to take off"
Sydney: Don’t steal my drink!
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jesper: att baxa
Sydney: "to steal"

Outro

Sydney: There you have it; you have mastered four Swedish Slang Expressions! We have more vocab lists available at SwedishPod101.com so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, and see you next time!
Jesper: Det var allt för den här gången, vi ses snart igen!

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