Dress Roun' Nah | Yuh is ah Trini

Triniglish|Trinididioms Spoken and Explained! #46
Yuh is ah Trini|"Dress 'Round' Nah"

I believe that I have one here that most of you out there have forgotten. This is one phrase that I do recall using "back in the day" but have not used in years. I was amazed when this one was pointed out to me. At first I hesitated and had to dig deep to recall it and then all of a sudden came the smile - yes I remember using it and I do understand the meaning of the phrase... Do you?

OK, as an example... you and a group of your friends are waiting for a taxi to arrive (not ah Maxi taxi eh). So you see the car approaching and 'yuh flag it down" (LOL, did I get you with that also?). OK two in the front seat with the driver but there are four passengers outside and the back seat is designed for three persons. The driver wants to get the extra fare so when the back is filled with the three passengers he hits you with this, "Dress 'Round' Nah", let the man squeeze in.  

Did you get it? When you are asked to "Dress Round" the person is simply asking you to "Move Over" - yup it is that simple. 

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