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    Quote Originally Posted by isis
    I heard this at my workplace : "Let me double-confirm..."

    And I remember hearing this in Oz, when one person is asking another person if he/she prepares his/her own meals : " Do u cook yourself ?? "
    Do i cook myself? Hell no. Don't know about you, but regular food's good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AdamGoi
    I think in the context of Singaporeans, we tend to use them pretty often. For me, it's the word 'actually'. Don't believe it? Try listening to your friends talk and take note of how many 'actuallys' have they actually used! You can actually ask you friend to do the count for you too!

    I must emphasise the fact that it's pronounced more like "acherly" by Singaporean folks...

    Credit: The Coxford Singlish Dictionary

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    Quote Originally Posted by AdamGoi
    I think in the context of Singaporeans, we tend to use them pretty often. For me, it's the word 'actually'.
    Same goes for "you know", "like" and "ok"...

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    last time my RSM like to say "likewise", "so-called" ..i believe he simply dunno what to say n often run out of words but actually such blank phrases helps to stall time when u r thinking of what to say

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