Definition of 'lingo'
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The apps are just as useful in other countries where the local lingo isn't your own. The Sun (2017)Or a spot of mind games to use the local lingo. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He also had to drop some street lingo into his banter. The Sun (2010)But not all of us are familiar with the street lingo of hardline hackers. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)This lot could already speak the lingo enough to understand almost certainly complex comedic propositions. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The second error was to talk in global business lingo. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Councils are having to spend scarce resources on bringing in specialist teachers to help them learn our lingo. The Sun (2009)And his ability to settle quickly was not helped by the fact he did not speak the lingo. The Sun (2014)And resolve to learn the lingo. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Many groups of like-minded people use their own lingo that baffles outsiders. The Sun (2010)If you are not used to it, the lingo they use can be bewildering. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My lack of local lingo wasn't going down well. The Sun (2011)News that the defender spends a few hours a week learning the lingo is sure to alert Barcelona. The Sun (2015)Can you give us some helpful lingo for use in New Zealand? The Sun (2012)Some British workers are also being forced to learn the lingo to keep up with Polish colleagues. The Sun (2008)Like all modern war films, you'll need to understand military lingo. The Sun (2014)We need to speak their lingo, and we need to engage with them, to know the issues. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Not that you have to speak the lingo, as some top universities offer subjects taught entirely in English. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I. AM is having trouble understanding the lingo here in Blighty. The Sun (2012)
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