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give(someone) a buzz
call(someone) on the telephone
getting on
progressing
going great guns
progressing very well
hassles
difficulties / problems
get the hang of(it)
understand what to do
beyond(someone)
too difficult for(someone)
not make head or tail of
to not understand anything
stick at(something)
to keep trying
get into the swing of things
to become familiar with the usual way of doing things
Good for you
Congratulations!
What've you been up to?
What have you been doing?
take a leaf out of (someone's) book
copy someone's good example
not have the foggiest idea
have no knowledge about(something)
catch on
to learn / understand
(new) tricks
(new) ways of doing things
Come off it!
I don't agree with you
heaps
a lot / many
in the same boat
in the same situation
Go on!
You should do it!
talk into
show good reasons for
catch you later!
Goodbye
Hooroo
Goodbye
for ages
for a long time
the image of(someone)
the same in appearance
take after
to be similar to(an older family member)
I reckon!.
I agree!
follow in(someone's) footsteps
do the same as someone has done before
start from scratch
start from the beginning without help
be settled in
become established(in a new place)
give(someone) my best
give(someone) my best wishes
runs in the family
is a common family characteristic
fair dinkum?
really?
passed away
died
keep in touch
communicate regularly
be very close
have a good relationship
not get on
not have a good relationship
sticky
difficult
a tough one
a difficult problem
bring up(children)
train and educate(within the family)
get on with
be friendly with
rub off on
transfer(a habit, idea) to another person
out of sorts
unhappy
not sleep a wink
not sleep at all
a racket
a lot of noise
all hours
very late at night
couldn't care less
don't care at all
fed up
unhappy, discontented
go crook on
tell(someone) you are displeased with them
make waves
cause trouble
stroppy
angry, difficult to deal with
aggro
aggressive
way out
strange / unusual
an eyesore
an unpleasant thing/place to look at
terrific
excellent
spot on
perfect
easy to get on with
friendly
standoffish
unfriendly
give(someone) the cold shoulder
deliberately ignore(someone)
be stuck up
snobbish/to believe you are superior to other people
a stickybeak
a person who always watches what other people are doing
a busybody
an interfering person
going on
happening
to be a bit broke
to not have much money
shop around
visit a few shops to look for the best price
cost an arm and a leg
cost too much /a lot of money
a rip-off
overpriced
to check out
to look at/in
a deli
delicatessen(shop which sells cooked meat and cheese)
pricey
expensive
pick up
get /collect
bits and pieces
small items
What are you after?
What are you looking for?
vegies
vegetables
a spending spree
an enjoyable time spending a lot of money
going out gear
clothes for parties etc, formal clothes
undies
underwear
nightie
a woman's night-dress(to wear in bed)
cozzie
a swimming costume(to wear when swimming)
Chrissie
Christmas
(to be) pushed for
to not have enough
split up
go separately /not together
cuppa
a cup of tea or coffee
have a stickybeak
have a look at
get carried away
become too interested and involved
lose track of
forget about
off colour
sick/unwell
putting it on
pretending/acting
to throw up
to vomit
the runs
diarrhoea
pick up
improve
washed ou
unwell/tired /pale
a/the bug
a virus
Pop
put
a check up
a (medical) examination
tummy
stomach
keep an eye on
keep a careful watch
on the mend
improving in health
take a look at
examine
coming down with(something)
getting a sickness
fit as a fiddle
very healthy
to feel crook
to feel sick/unwell
a splitting headache
a very bad headache
come on
begin/ start
overdoing it
working too hard
a worrywart
a person who worries too much
out of sorts
unhappy
take it easy
rest /relax
clcar up
become better
come up with
find/discover(an answer or solution)
Good grief
This a shock!
go through the roof
reach an extreme price/ a higher cost than normal
to be up for(SSS)
to have to pay
to get ahead
to progress financially
figure out
to understand
forking out
reluctantly /unwillingly paying
work out
plan the details
It's got me beat
I don't understand.
well off
wealthy / rich
splurge
to spend a lot of money
not make ends meet
to be unable to pay expenses
who knows
I don't know. (nobody knows)
get by
to manage in difficult circumstances
put away(money)
to save money
a nest egg
savings for the future
something to fall back on
a reserve of money for future use
to be flat broke
to have no money
go easy on(something)
use less / spend less of(something)
chip in
contribute some money
chatting
talking informally
a send-off
a farewell party
let the cat out of the bag
reveal a secret
hush hush
Secret
spill the beans
reveal a secret
off the beaten track
away from the populated areas
the rat race
constantly busy competition of city life
outback
remote area(of Australia)
on the go
busy
to rough it
to live without basic comforts
in one's element
in one's preferred situation
go bush
live close to nature
live it up
live in luxury
be waited on hand and foot
have all one's needs attended to
let one's hair down
behave very informally
take it easy
relax / rest
drive(someone) up the wall
greatly irritate
not my cup of tea
not something which interests me
to each his own
everyone has their own preference
hold the line
wait a moment
take a look at
inspect/ examine
snowed under
busy
to make it
to arrive(at a certain time)
in a fix
in a difficult situation
iffy
uncertain
flat out
very busy
hang on
wait a minute
get hold of
speak to contact by phone
see how(someone) is fixed for time
ask how much time(someone) has available
to have a good run
to make good progress
called off
cancellcd
fit(someone) in
to make time for someone
to be up for
to have to pay
sort out
find the answer to the cause of a problem
fill (someone) in
give information
no worries
You are welcome. It is not a problem
catch
hear / understand
G'day. Howre you going?
Hello. How are you?
go for your life
You are welcome(to borrow it.) Help yoursclf.
a scorcher
a very hot day
I reckon!
I agree!
Mozzies
mosquitoes
a top spot
a very nice place
going on
almost/about/approximately
game
business /trade
brickie
bricklayer
a tick
a minute/moment
a top up
something more to drink
She'll be right
Everything is OK/fine
give it a miss
won't have something/won't participate
fair enough
I understand
stubbies
small bottles of beer
barbie
barbecue
Too right!
I agree!
slow
not good / not going well(in a business situation)
pick up
improve
flat chat
very busy
to keep up
to continue
To be into (something )
To be interested in (something ) e.g. a hobby