WHY, LIKE GO?! - PIDGIN Dictionary

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WHY, LIKE GO?!

(WYE…like-GO), interrogative (variant of English “Why, do you want to go?”)

1. (when provoked by perceived insult) Confrontation, inciting physical altercation

Example:

Youth 1: Ey!!! Who you t’ink you, hassling da middle school kids?

Youth 2: I do whateva I like. Why, boddah you?!

Youth 1: When I see guys pick on smaller guys, yeah!

Youth 2: WHY, LIKE GO?!

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2. (in response to suggested social or recreational activity) Shall we, then?

Example:

Girlfriend: Eh, I heard Blue Note gon’ get Josh Tatofi nex’ month.

Boyfriend: Nah? WHY, LIKE GO?!


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

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WHY, LIKE GO?!

When someone asks another person if s/he would like to accompany them to a place or event

Example:

Cause I getting ready for run errands that’s why.  Why, like go?!

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WHY, LIKE GO?!

1Would you like to go somewhere

Examples:

a. WHY, LIKE GO to da movies wid da wahine dat like make out in da back row even befo da movie went start

b. WHY, LIKE GO if da tita went say neva come back if you bradas get chicken skin all da time and no like go to da stoa fo buy mo kaukau
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2. Would you like to meet someone

Examples:

a. WHY, LIKE GO meet da kane befo he stay foget about all dem wahines dat get whatevahs from da kine pake brada

b. WHY, LIKE GO see da kine brada if he stay ova dea but may still get some ukus from playing wid da dogs on top da pune’e

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

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