English phrases overheard in the middle of Swedish conversations

(A running list)

Junior size
Airbrush tanning
Civil rights defenders
Hands-on
You win some you lose some
Happy days
Super simple
Off you go
Quick and dirty
Highly appreciated
And we have a winner
Like when I’m really drunk
Sounds like Aerosmith, no, in the style of Aerosmith
The best things in life are free
Cute as cute can be
You have a boyfriend, what the hell!
An “It Girl”
Yo Bitch!
Thank you for always saving my ass
Dance like no one is watching
Can of worms
Bo-ring
Size matters
ah, business and pleasure
cat fight

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4 Responses to “English phrases overheard in the middle of Swedish conversations”

  1. Cecilia says:

    Hi Chesley!
    I am excited to follow your adventures during this year and I hope you’ll love Sweden as much as I loved living in the US.

    -cecilia

  2. John Gardner says:

    I love this collection: completely unexpected, reflecting a mix of British and American sources. Airbrush tanning?

  3. EK says:

    Quick and dirty. Like

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