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INTRODUCTION
John: How to Say You're Busted
John: Hi everyone, and welcome back to FinnishPod101.com. I'm John.
Aino: And I'm Aino!
John: This is Must-Know Finnish Slang Words and Phrases, Season 1, Lesson 17. In this lesson, you'll learn how to say you're busted.
John: Is someone checking in a bit too eagerly on what you're doing? Were you caught doing something forbidden? Learn how to say that in a more urban way.
SLANG EXPRESSIONS
John: The expressions you will be learning in this lesson are:
Aino: kytätä
Aino: stalkata
Aino: jäädä fakkiin
Aino: rageta
John: Aino, what's our first expression?
Aino: kytätä
John: It doesn’t have a literal meaning. But when it's used as a slang expression, it means "to stare, to watch intensively."
Aino: [SLOW] kytätä [NORMAL] kytätä
John: Listeners, please repeat.
Aino: kytätä
[pause - 5 sec.]
John: Use this slang expression when you want to say something is being watched intensively or stared at, or when someone is intensively checking what someone else is doing.
John: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Aino: [NORMAL] Mutsi kyttäs mua koko illan. [SLOW] Mutsi kyttäs mua koko illan.
John: "Mom was checking on what I was doing all night."
Aino: [NORMAL] Mutsi kyttäs mua koko illan.
John: Okay, what's the next expression?
Aino: stalkata
John: It is a loan word from the English verb "to stalk." But when it's used as a slang expression, it means "to spy, to follow."
Aino: [SLOW] stalkata [NORMAL] stalkata
John: Listeners, please repeat.
Aino: stalkata
[pause - 5 sec.]
John: Use this slang expression when you want to say something is being spied on or followed closely, in a youthful and urban way.
John: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Aino: [NORMAL] Mitä sä stalkkaat? [SLOW] Mitä sä stalkkaat?
John: "What are you looking at?"
Aino: [NORMAL] Mitä sä stalkkaat?
John: Okay, what's our next expression?
Aino: jäädä fakkiin
John: It doesn’t have a literal meaning. But when it's used as a slang expression, it means "to be kept from doing something."
Aino: [SLOW] jäädä fakkiin [NORMAL] jäädä fakkiin
John: Listeners, please repeat.
Aino: jäädä fakkiin
[pause - 5 sec.]
John: Use this slang expression when you want to say someone was caught doing something forbidden, or bad.
John: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Aino: [NORMAL] Jäin mutsille lintsaamisesta fakkiin. [SLOW] Jäin mutsille lintsaamisesta fakkiin.
John: "My mom caught me skipping classes."
Aino: [NORMAL] Jäin mutsille lintsaamisesta fakkiin.
John: Okay, what's the last expression?
Aino: rageta
John: It doesn’t have a literal meaning. But when it's used as a slang expression, it means "to be angry, to go berserk."
Aino: [SLOW] rageta [NORMAL] rageta
John: Listeners, please repeat.
Aino: rageta
[pause - 5 sec.]
John: Use this slang expression when you want to express that someone is infuriated. The origin is the English word "rage."
John: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Aino: [NORMAL] Mitä sä nyt rageet siinä? [SLOW] Mitä sä nyt rageet siinä?
John: "Why are you so infuriated?"
Aino: [NORMAL] Mitä sä nyt rageet siinä?
QUIZ
John: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the expressions you just learned? I will describe four situations, and you will choose the right expression to use in your reply. Are you ready?
John: You’ve been followed by a stranger.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Aino: stalkata
John: "to spy, to follow"
John: The teacher is watching the students during the test to avoid any cheating.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Aino: kytätä
John: "to stare, to watch intensively"
John: Your friend is furious because he didn’t get the scholarship he wanted so bad.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Aino: rageta
John: "to be angry, to go berserk"
John: Your friend is under house arrest because he skipped school.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Aino: jäädä fakkiin
John: "to be kept from doing something"

Outro

John: There you have it; you have mastered four Finnish Slang Expressions! We have more vocab lists available at FinnishPod101.com so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, and see you next time!
Aino: Hei hei!

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Hi Listeners! Do you know any other related slang expression? Post them in the comments.

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Hello Becky,


Thank you for your appreciation! Happy to have you here with us! 😄


Let us know if you have any question.

Cheers,

Aarni

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Kiitos. Minä en ole kuullut nämä ennen. 😊