We've compiled a list of nine of our favorite phrases Irish people use when being brutally honest.
Are there any we've missed?
9. You don't know your arse from your elbow
Meaning: You're not the most intelligent person I have met in my lifetime
8. If there was work in the bed you'd sleep on the floor
Meaning: You're quite lazy.
7. If ye aimed for the priest you'd miss the parish
Meaning: Your aim is very bad. You should retire from whatever sport you're playing.
6. Show your father what you're wearin'!
Meaning: I'm not sure you should go out on the town in that short of a skirt.
5. You're talking through your hat
Meaning: You don't seem to be fully worded in the topic you are talking about.
4. I couldn't give a shite
Meaning: Said thing is not high on my agenda of priorites
3. I wouldn't ride her into battle
Meaning: She is not the prettiest girl in the world
2. You'll be late for your own funeral
Meaning: Your time keeping skills leave a lot to be desired.
1. I will yea
Meaning: I definitely will not go out on a date/ help you move house/ lend you €50 etc.
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