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Ta, for that or "ta, mate." michelle kitzler
Throw a tantrum
He hit his thumb with a hammer and threw a massive tanty! Ryan Sorensen
He had a technicolour yawn into the dunny. Tracy Harris
To make arrangements
Leave it with me, I'll tee-up a meeting with that bloke from down the road. Claire Pigram
That's the way the cookie crumbles
That's the way things are, even if undesirable they must be accepted.
If someone loses, or something goes wrong, you'd shrug and say, "That's the way the cookie crumbles." Belinda Walkom
The Dabldo Boys
Council workers repairing potholes and instead of repairing the road properly the workers fill the pot hole with a couple of shovel loads of bitumen and say, 'just a dab 'l do'.
Slow down, there’s a few dabldo boys ahead. Gordon Millar
The dog and bone
He was talking on the telephone to a friend
The young chap was talking on the dog and bone. josh dunn
Body of water
We were out in the tinny, came up a bit rough and Stevo ended up in the drink. Todd McGeary
The might of "AUSSIE MIGHT"
The great Australian Spirit or inner strength from the Diggers, Eureka, Ned Kelly, the ANZACS, Eddy Mabo, our farmers and the fair dinkum Aussie battlers, blokes or sheilas: "We never stop fighting for what we believe in".
During the war, though out numbered, our Diggers still showed the enemy the might of "AUSSIE MIGHT" AUSSIE MIGHT
Thick as a brick
Not very smart
That fella's as thick as a brick Kerry Walsh
Every Australian owns a pair of thongs. travel bug
She showed a lot of ticker to win that race! Jamie Smailes
Tickets to the trots
Hand me another roll of tickets to the trots please. Debbie Horrocks
It'll be ok
Don’t worry it'll turn out just tickety-boo. joanne hodder
Tickle the ivories
Play the piano
Nothin like listening to that bloke tickle the ivories, he can definitely play. Andrew Moclair
Tie one on
To have a big night of drinking
You look sick, did you tie one on last night? Mark Whitton
Tight as a fish's bum
Someone thats not very generous
Don’t expect anything from him, he's as tight as a fish’s bum and that’s water proof. joanne hodder
Small aluminium boat
Yeah, we'll just grab the tinny and go out Crabin' Todd McGeary
Can of beer
Let’s have a tinny and watch the cricket. Ryan Sorensen
Oi we're goin' to the beach, bring ya togs! Ryan Sorensen
Emphasising that something is absolutely correct.
It’s bloody hot today, mate. "Too right it is." Shellee
A good bottle of wine
It's a bloody top drop, gettin a bit hard to find now as every man and his dog knows about it! Mark Weir
Toss the boss
Toss the boss is a drinking game promoted by publicans in Australia.
I’m heading down to the pub for toss the boss. Damien Bond
Trackie / Trackie Daks
Tracksuit, tracksuit pants, sweat pants.
I just feel like chuckin' my trackie dacks on and havin a bit of a bludge! Julien Yandell
A mongrel dog
Shut that bloody tribe hound up, it's been barking all night. Kevin Burton
Mate, that's a truck load of beer. Are you having a party? Jim Harold
Where the arm hanging out a car window gets more tanned than the other
Check out that guy's truckie tan! Ryan Sorensen
He finally twigged to what was going to happen. Gavin Begbie
Two men and a dog
A very small crowd
Yeah mate it was a quiet one, two men and a dog. Corinne Hodge