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To give up on something
Mate I’m gonna pack it in for the day.
Rhyming slang for on your own.
I went up the coast on my Pat Malone.
Luv a bit of old pav. Yum!
Someone or several people watching others and not doing much. Usually not helping if they could be.
What are you doing here like a peanut gallery? Grab a shovel and start digging.
Something very impressive
Strewth, look at that pearler in the garage!
Picking your nose
Looks like that bloke's picking a winner.
Aussie 50 dollar note
Sorry mate, all I got is a pineapple.
A 570 ml (20 fl oz) glass. In Adelaide it is referred to as an 'imperial pint', with a pint being a 425 ml glass.
Can I get a pint of beer?
To leave work early on a Friday. Piss off early, tomorrow is Saturday.
Come on, let’s go to the pub, it’s POETS day.
Person from the UK
He's a pomme, visiting for a holiday.
Geez mate, you pong!
A 140ml (5 fl oz) glass. Also called a Five in Townsville or a Horse in Melbourne.
Can I have a pony of shandy?
Suitcase or school bag
Get that port out of the hall before someone trips over it!
A 285ml glass (10 fl oz) in Brisbane, Hobart and Melbourne. See also middy, handle, half pint, schooner & ten.
Can I have a pot of beer thanks.
Person who has a little too much to drink
Bluey was a real prawn when he drank too much!
Pregnant, with child
The missus is preggers with our second kid.
Mind your own business
I just think you should pull your head in, if they wanted you to know they'd tell ya!
To smarten up or improve
You've gotta pull your socks up, this just isn't good enough!
misleading one for amusement
He's only pulling your leg.
George R. Smith
That bloke is such a loudmouth, I wish he'd put a sock in it!
Committed to fostering the Australian spirit all year round.