After the phrase 'add oil' was added to the Oxford English Dictionary back in 2018, we've been patiently waiting for the next big recognition of our city's colloquial language. After all, we do have some unique Cantonese slangs. Well, we're done waiting! Here's a list of commonly used Hong Kong slangs and Cantonese phrases that we think should be in the English dictionary. Consider this a submission list – you can thank us later.
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