Main Menu:
More English Expressions | Learn English: Phrase of the Week | Learn English: Video


Learn English: Top 50 Expressions in Australia

Learn English: Scroll down the two lists on the right to see the top 50 English expressions in Australia. Click one to see its detail and learn to speak English.





English Meaning 1

(noun) Friend

English Example 1

“I’ve known Simon for a long time, he’s a good mate”

English Meaning 2

(same as Meaning 1)

English Example 2

“Do you want to have some of your mates round for a barbeque on the weekend?”
(Learn English, tip: when we write English we often use BBQ for barbeque)

English Meaning 3

(same as 1) It can be used for anyone - see ‘You alright mate?’

English Example 3

(example of using mate when we speak English to a stranger)
“Sorry, can you tell me the time please?”
“Thanks mate”

Business SA
Learn English Phrases | Australian Expressions | Business English Phrases