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boy

Auslan SignbankDictionary#449 BOY.NTH
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As a Noun: 1. A male human child. English = boy. 2. A young male. Informal English = boy. Note: 1. Community feedback and evidence from the Auslan Corpus suggests that this northern dialect sign for 'boy' is still being used only by older signers. Most Auslan signers now use the other sign listed in Auslan Signbank for the keyword ‘boy’.

afternoon, Good afternoon

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1116 afternoon.SA
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As a Noun: 1. The part of each day which begins at lunchtime and ends at about six o'clock. English = afternoon. Note: 1. You can use two signs to say ‘Good afternoon’: fist sign ‘good’, then sign ‘afternoon’.

ask, request, enquire, enquiry

Auslan SignbankDictionary#195 ask
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As a Noun: 1. Something you have said to someone in the form of a question because you want to know something, or because you want them to do something for you. English = request. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To say something to someone in the form of a question because you want to know something, or because you want them to do something. English = ask, request.

awful, dreadful, horrible

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3757 awful.NTH
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As a Verb or Adjective: 1. Of a person or thing, to be not very good or not very nice, or very unpleasant, shocking, or bad. English = (be) awful, (be) dreadful, (be) horrible.

boy

Auslan SignbankDictionary#443 boy
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As a Noun: 1. A male human child. English = boy. 2. A young man. Informal English = boy.

close shave, close call, close

Auslan SignbankDictionary#222 close-shave
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As a Noun: 1. An event in which something bad, such as an accident or disaster, very nearly happened. Idiomatic English = close shave, close call. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. Of an accident or disaster, to very nearly happen. Idiomatic English = (be) a close shave, (be) a close call, (be) close, (be) very close. Interactive: 1. Used alone to express your perception that an accident or disaster very nearly happened. English = 'That was close!', 'That was a close shave!', 'That was a close call!'

cream

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1384 cream.TAS
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As a Noun: 1. A thick, yellowish-white liquid that is taken from milk. You can use it in cooking or pour it on fruit or puddings. English = cream.

dislike, hate, detest

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2203 dislike
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As a Noun: 1. The feeling of not liking someone or something. English = dislike. 2. The strong feeling of not liking someone or something at all. English = hate, detest. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To not like someone or something and to think that they are unpleasant. English = dislike. 2. To not like someone or something a lot and to think that they are extremely unpleasant. English = hate, detest.

hand-me-down, give back, return

Auslan SignbankDictionary#4515 give.back
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As a Noun: 1. Things, especially clothing, which have been used by other people before you and which have been given to you for your use. Idiomatic English = hand-me-down. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. Of the signer, to be given back something; of the addressee, to give something back to the signer. English = give back, return. 2. Of the signer, to be given or handed something by someone, to be provided with it or allowed to have it; to be given something.

go on! (exclamation), really! (exclamation)

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1796 go-on1a
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Interactive: 1. Used alone to express amused surprise or disbelief at what someone has said or done. English = 'Go on!', 'Really?!', 'Come off it!', 'Get a load of that!', 2. How could you do that!?'" 3. 2. Used alone to express jocular dismissal and mock irritation at what someone has said or done, especially when they think it is funny but you consider it to be typical of them. English = 'Typical!', 'There you go again!', 'Hah, hah! Very funny!'