Stereotypical American Phrases Translated into British English

Sometimes it is hard to understand Americans because there are so many accents in the USA and we don’t know the sayings and expressions they use. I translate the most common American expressions so you can find out what Americans really mean.

The most important phrases you will need for a visit to the USA:

howdy – how do you do?
jeez louise – for heaven’s sake
aw shucks – how will I ever be able to repay you?
fuhgedhaboudit – worry not!