Monday 14 May 2007

Phrase of the Day 80: 'a shufti'

"to have a shufti"
(pronounced shooftee)

definition: this means to take a look at something, to take a butchers!

(podívat se, mrknout se)

origin: It's an old Arabic word, picked up by British soldiers during World War II, in North Africa.

example: "She'd brought her wedding photos in so I thought I might have a quick shufti"

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