WHATSAPP EXPRESSIONS

08 abril 2018 1

Autora: Verónica Amaro Bermejo

Welcome to our section, would you like to have a conversation with English people if you were an expert in the language? Well, this month I want to show you some WhatsApp expressions most usual in England

I want you learn some English abbreviations useful to you can communicate on social networks (facebook, instagram, WhatsApp, twitter…) easily.

The abbreviations have always existed as ASAP (as soon as possible) or the typical XOXO (hugs & kisses) that we usually learn to say good-bye in the letters. However ever since apps as WhatsApp appeared, these abbreviations have been brought in our society to speed up the communication and to save time.

 

Here you can see some of this very common

 

 

 

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u

you

Tú/te/ a ti

ur

your

Tuyo/ tu (s)/ posesivo

wanna

Want to

Querer/ ¿quieres ir? (wanna go?)

XX/XOXO

kisses and hugs

Besos y abrazos

y

why

¿Por qué?

Yep/yup

yes

 

 

I hope you enjoy this article. “C u soon, XOXO”.

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Autor: Jimena González Sanz.

 

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