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INTRODUCTION
Sydney: Common slang verbs, part 1.
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 5. In this lesson, you'll learn common slang verbs, part 1.
Sydney: Let's take a look at some of the most common verbs used in Sweden.
SLANG EXPRESSIONS
Sydney: The expressions you will be learning in this lesson are:
Jesper: att lira
Jesper: att fatta
Jesper: att lacka ur
Jesper: att impa
Sydney: Jesper, what's our first expression?
Jesper: att lira
Sydney: It means "to play."
Jesper: [SLOW] att lira [NORMAL] att lira
Sydney: Listeners, please repeat.
Jesper: att lira
[pause - 5 sec.]
Sydney: Use this slang expression when talking about playing games or sports.
Sydney: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jesper: [NORMAL] Vill du lira lite fotboll? [SLOW] Vill du lira lite fotboll?
Sydney: "Do you want to play a bit of soccer?"
Jesper: [NORMAL] Vill du lira lite fotboll?
Sydney: Okay, what's the next expression?
Jesper: att fatta
Sydney: meaning "to understand."
Jesper: [SLOW] att fatta [NORMAL] att fatta
Sydney: Listeners, please repeat.
Jesper: att fatta
[pause - 5 sec.]
Sydney: Use this slang expression when saying that you understand something.
Sydney: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jesper: [NORMAL] Fattar du vad jag menar? [SLOW] Fattar du vad jag menar?
Sydney: "Do you understand what I mean? "
Jesper: [NORMAL] Fattar du vad jag menar?
Sydney: Okay, what's our next expression?
Jesper: att lacka ur
Sydney: meaning "to get angry."
Jesper: [SLOW] att lacka ur [NORMAL] att lacka ur
Sydney: Listeners, please repeat.
Jesper: att lacka ur
[pause - 5 sec.]
Sydney: Use this slang expression when becoming very angry.
Jesper: The word "lack" can also be used as an adjective. For example, Jag är så himla lack. "I'm really angry."
Sydney: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jesper: [NORMAL] Varför lackar du ur på mig? [SLOW] Varför lackar du ur på mig?
Sydney: "Why are you getting angry at me?"
Jesper: [NORMAL] Varför lackar du ur på mig?
Sydney: Okay, what's the last expression?
Jesper: att impa
Sydney: It means "to impress."
Jesper: [SLOW] att impa [NORMAL] att impa
Sydney: Listeners, please repeat.
Jesper: att impa
[pause - 5 sec.]
Sydney: Use this slang expression when you want to press someone.
Jesper: Impa is short for "imponera," which means "to impress."
Sydney: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jesper: [NORMAL] Min lärare var skitimpad av min presentation. [SLOW] Min lärare var skitimpad av min presentation.
Sydney: "My teacher was really impressed by my presentation."
Jesper: [NORMAL] Min lärare var skitimpad av min presentation.
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: I don’t understand what’s happening.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jesper: att fatta
Sydney: "to understand"
Sydney: Let’s play video games all night.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jesper: att lira
Sydney: "to play"
Sydney: I need to seriously impress my teachers on the exam.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jesper: att impa
Sydney: "to impress"
Sydney: My mom’s always getting angry at me.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jesper: att lacka ur
Sydney: "to get angry"

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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Hi Listeners! Do you know any other related slang expression? Post them in the comments.

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