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T'ROW ME OFF

(troh mee AWF), expression (variant of English “thrown off”)

Refers to a discovery that is unexpected or inappropriate for current context, causing the speaker to be caught off guard, startled, or surprised

Examples:

a. Brah, T'ROW ME OFF! How come you drivin’ one Tesla? I neva know wuz you.

b. Wife: Oh my goodness, hon, T’ROW ME OFF! Almos’ I wen’ grab da peppah spray! Whatchu doin’ home?

Husband: I wen’ take off early fo’ surprise you! Come on, change yo’ clothes. We go have one nice lunch befo’ da kids come home.

c. Neighbor 1: Eh, yo’ trash wen’ get pick up dis mornin’?

Neighbor 2: Jus’ barely. I heard da truck, so wen’ go run take ‘um out.

Neighbor 1: I neva make ‘um. T’ROW ME OFF, buggah came so early. Only salty, my wife.

Neighbor 1: Ass why hard, when get new driver

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

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T'ROW ME OFF

1. Misleading

2. Indirect shift of focus

Examples:

a. I was following the show until halfway through the second episode cause wen t’row me off when they killed off the main character.  Neva make sense.  I mean, kinda different, but hard fo stay invested dat kine

b. Brah, I love her but small kine drive me nuts when she dye her hair every week cause I go pick her up thinking she’s blonde but then she get pink hair.  An’den the next time it’s black.  Or Red.  T’row me off every time!

Submitted by Jason from Hilo, Hawaiʻi (Submit yo' own)

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T'ROW ME OFF

1. Present an event that was not expected

Examples:

a. Da bumbucha brada not too bright fo T’ROW ME OFF da kine cause I stay all pilute an no make li’dat fo make da buggah mo da kine

b. T’ROW ME OFF how da wahine went go wid da moi lepo brada who stay wid me befo she spak da ada bradas dat stay mo betta

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2. Present a thing that was not expected

Examples:

a. Hey brada, you stay T’ROW ME OFF wid da kine that was going make bumbucha pilakia wid everybady dat stay ova dea

b. T’ROW ME OFF how da titas went go on da chuchu train befo da ting went go kaput on da tracks an now dey stay in beeg pilakia wid da owna of da train, cause he went go blame da wahines fo da crack up

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

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