|What we say||What we mean|
| Why are you so boring?
Why you so boring?
|Why are you so bored?|
|I am interesting.
I got interest lah.
|I am interested.|
|I will send you to the airport.||I will take you to the airport.|
(and walks to his own car)
|Follow me in your own car.|
|I follow your car.||I will follow (go with) you in your car.|
|You are so sensitive.||You take offense too easily.|
|You so thick skin one.||You are so insensitive.|
|You so glamour tonight.||You are so glamorous tonight.|
|Just now.||Awhile ago|
|This is my rubber.||This is my eraser.|
|I am very black.||I have a dark skin tone.|
|This business can run.
This business can do.
|This business is viable.|
|Cannot talk anymore-lah!||Cannot bargain anymore (lah).|
|Let's meet at the 'longe'.||Let's meet at the lounge (not launch).|
|The lolly cannot run.||The lorry/truck has broken down.|
|My tyres no flower.||My tyres are bald.|
|Please 'go-stun' your car.||Please reverse your car.|
|My house has many lizards.||My house has many ghekkos.|
|Why you so like that?||Why do you behave so unpredictably?|
|Q: Whose one is this?
A: My one.
|Q: Whose is this?
|My job is to run outstation.||My job requires me to go out of town.|