Feb 282013
 

In this programme, we look at language used to express annoyance or anger about something.

There are all sorts of very strong words in English used to show annoyance (some of which you probably already know!), but we’ll be focusing on those expressions which aren’t quite so offensive, so you don’t find yourself upsetting people too much!

Expressions for showing annoyance

Oh, dear!
Oh, no!
Bother!
Damn! (some people may find this offensive)
I can’t believe it!
Why does this always happen!

For

goodness
heaven’s
pete’s
pity’s
God’s (some people may find this offensive)

sake!

 

 

Transcript:

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