Jamaican Proverbs

“Dawg nyam yuh suppa”:

You are in great trouble!


“Even up gal/bwoy”:

Way too assertive


“Born back a cow”:

Behind current issues, late with the current trends.


“How you dance a yard, you dance abroad”:

What you are exposed to and practice at home, you will display it in public.


“Duppy know who fi frighten”: 

A person knows who he/she can intimidate.

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