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ALL JAM UP

(awl jam UP), adjective (variant of slang English “all jammed up”)

Overwhelmed by demanding circumstances

Example:

Eh Boss, please lemme work da grill or da fryer; when you put me on da drive-thru yesterday I wen’ get ALL JAM UP.

Submitted by Irene from Waipiʻo Gentry, Oʻahu (Submit yo' own)

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ALL JAM UP

When an issue arises due to a conflict in schedule, something unforeseen, or extenuating circumstance

Examples:

Eh, sorry but I no can cause my day stay all jam up now.  I catch you bumbye.

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ALL JAM UP

1. The parts no longer work properly

Examples:

a. I neva tink I stay ALL JAM UP afta my wahine went go split wid me cause I get daikon legs an den I no can figa dis out why she stay li’dat

b. I stay ALL JAM UP and soa’ when I tink of all da kine stuff dat neva go ova dea and now stay all kapakahi wid no kanaka in chage li’dat again

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2. Unpredictable

Examples:

a. I no can figa tat kine if da banana still stay ALL JAM UP and no like kokua us bradas afta we make stink eye at his wahine

b. No make li’dat if no can see da tita stay ALL JAM UP afta breaking up wid da brada who stay ova dea an den she go make garanz ballbaranz li’dat

Submitted by Frank from Kailua, Oʻahu (Submit yo' own)

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