WHERE YOU GRAD FROM? - PIDGIN Dictionary

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WHERE YOU GRAD FROM?

(way-uh yoo grad FRUM), interrogative (variant of English “Where did you graduate from?” usually referring to high school)

Used with new acquaintances, to determine what district or island they are from, or identify shared social contacts

Example:

You look familiar, sista. WHERE YOU GRAD FROM?

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

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WHERE YOU GRAD FROM?

Asking a person where they attended high school.  While in other parts of the world, people tend to associate graduation with college or university studies, in Hawai’i much can be learned by this question.

Examples:

a. You know da kine? Where you grad from?

b. Where you grad from? I remember you from somewhere.

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

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WHERE YOU GRAD FROM?

1. What school did you graduate

Examples:

a. Da wahine stay wondering  WHERE YOU GRAD FROM if neva from dis school den what school you stay grad from

b. WHERE YOU GRAD FROM may make you da kine brada of being one smat or one papule kanaka, das why mo betta you stay go to Kamehameha

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2. What state did you graduate in

Examples:

a. Hey brada, I neva going ova dea if you no tell us titas WHERE YOU GRAD FROM befo we stay brag about you, cause maybe dat one moi lepo school

b. WHERE YOU GRAD FROM must be in da same da kine school where my brada stay grad wid da best grades in da whole da kine school

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

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