Hey guys! Welcome to [Phrases] today!
The phrase “You are the shit” roughly translates to, “You are the coolest, you’re awesome, or you’re the best .” It’s a compliment, as strange as it seems.
Remove the “the” making the phrase into “you’re shit“, however, and the whole meaning changes to one of an insult.
Let’s see some other expressions about “shit” that might not be the most polite, but they are very, very useful and common, actually!
1. Scared shitless
It means you are very very scared of something.
When I saw the ghost, I was scared you shitless.
Have you ever seen a scary movie that has scared you shitless?
2. To be in deep shit
If you are in deep shit, it means you are in trouble.
I lost $ 10,000 at the casino. Now I’m in deep shit.
3. A shitload of something
A shitload means you have a lot.
I have a shitload of books.
Toronto has a shitload of people.
4. When shit hits the fan
It means all these dramatic, crazy, insane things are happening.
Shit hits the fan when Ken came to work drunk.
Shit hits the fan! Marry finds out about the secret girlfriend of her husband.
That’s all for [Phrases] today. Now try to make at least one sentence with the phrases that you like! That will help you to remember them.
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