Respond to These Situations and We’ll Tell You Which English City to Visit

By: Teresa McGlothlin

Respond to These Situations and We’ll Tell You Which English City to Visit
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About This Quiz

No matter what time of year you cross the pond to visit England, you're guaranteed to have a lovely time! A nation full of rich history and stunning landscapes, there's sure to be an English city that's perfect for you. First, we'll need to get to know how you handle yourself in some dodgy situations, though! 

Whether you're hoping to visit the busy streets of London, or you want to go on holiday to a seaside resort, you'll have to prove that you can hack traveling abroad! British English has quite a few phrases and slang words that could easily throw any American, Canadian or Australian for a loop. Show off your skills by responding to several scenarios you might encounter while spending time there, and we'll tell which city should be your international destination! 

You might want to put off getting a train ticket out of Heathrow until you see our recommendation. England is a fast-paced place with a lot of new things to take in. You wouldn't want to end up touring a town where you don't feel comfortable being! Respond to the questions we've queued up for you, and we'll tell you where you should go! Which English town do you think it will be?

English City 1 A builder comes around to knock up your old shed. Will you let him?
Umm ... I'm not sure about that one.
Yes, it's needed to be done for a while.
I'll have to ask the letting agent first.
No way! That's my stuff.

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English City 2 Whilst queueing at Sainsbury's, a lady runs over your foot with her trolley. How do you react?
I won't let it wind me up. I'm sure it was an accident.
I would say, "Blimey! That's rude!"
I know I would say something cheeky.
It's not important enough to get gobby about.

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English City 3 Your mates want to go knees up this weekend, are you going along?
I'm feeling a little too lurgy for that.
No, my friends are off their trollies.
I will if something doesn't throw a spanner in the works.
I don't think so. The last party I attended was totally shambolic.

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English City 4 One of the neighbourhood lads keeps kicking his football into your garden. Does it make you angry?
Nah, I was that lad once.
It makes me feel slightly barmy.
It's kind of cheesing me off.
I find it rather amusing.

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English City 5 What are you going to put on the chips you just got for lunch?
Curry
Ketchup
Vinegar
A little salt will do.

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English City 6 A local shopkeeper keeps calling you a ledge. How do you feel about it?
I'm well-chuffed. At least someone knows how great I am.
I'm slightly suspicious.
I think he's being a little shirty.
Obvs, he has me confused with someone else.

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English City 7 Your neighbour's late-night rows are keeping you awake. What will you do about it?
I'll bang on the wall.
Maybe pulling the duvet over my head will help.
If it's colourful enough, I'll turn off the telly and listen.
I'll march right over and tell them to put a sock in it.

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English City 8 Someone you know is acting like a smarmy git. Do you call them out?
I'll just avoid them.
Yes, I need to know what they're up to.
I prefer to mind my own business.
It depends on what I think they're hiding.

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English City 9 Would you be gutted to know that you've been made redundant?
Who wouldn't?
Honestly, I would be over the moon.
It's OK. I needed a break.
I don't have time to be gutted. I need to find another job.

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English City 10 You're trying to leave a party, but the host keeps waffling. How do you get out?
I'll go to the loo and sneak out the back.
It's only polite to hear them out.
I'll slowly back out of the doorway.
I'll just say "ta" and make a break for it.

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English City 11 What British word would you use to describe a good-looking person?
Fit
Looker
Dishy
Cracking

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English City 12 You can't find your favorite wellies. Where do you think you left them?
I'll check the shed.
I need them too often to lose them.
My last flatmate must have taken them.
I've never owned any wellies.

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English City 13 It's monkeys outside! Are you going to whinge about it?
Nah, I'll just put on an anorak.
Of course I am! It's freezing!
I might cry about it a little.
No, I have a stiff upper lip.

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English City 14 Are you going to flog the antique brooches that Aunt Edna left you?
They could be worth a mint!
I'll keep them in the family.
I might flog some of her old vinyl, too.
I'll tuck them away to leave for someone else.

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English City 15 A surprise you were planning just went pear-shaped. How will you cheer yourself up?
I'll head to the club with friends.
I think I'll stay at home in my pyjamas.
Shopping on high street can cure anything.
I'm call me mum.

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English City 16 How would you respond if someone asked if you're alright right now?
I would say I'm hunky-dory.
I'm fair to midlands.
I'm gagging for something excited to happen.
It depends on who's asking.

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English City 17 An old friend from primary school calls and tells you that they're popping 'round for tea. Are you excited?
I'm gobsmacked!
I'm a little taken aback. It's been donkey's years.
No, I'm worried that they have the wrong person.
I'm excited enough to turn off the telly and hide.

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English City 18 Which term of endearment are you likely to call your current sweetheart?
Me duck
Me dear
Darling
Sweetie

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English City 19 You bought a new set of pots for the cooker, but they are terrible. How will you describe them when you take them back?
Total crap
Beastly
Horrid
Naff

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English City 20 How would you announce that you are going for an afternoon kip?
I'm off to Bedfordshire!
It's time to catch some winks.
Off for a zizz!
I need some beauty sleep.

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English City 21 Oops! You've come to a posh meeting whilst wearing workout clothes. Are you embarrassed?
It takes more than that to shame me.
I'll just cover up with my parka.
No, but I feel like a nutter.
I'm not that important. No one will notice.

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English City 22 You've looked left, right and center for your specs. Where will you eventually find them?
On my noggin
At my desk
I don't wear glasses.
In the settee

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English City 23 Your Nan just served you a slice of banoffee pie. Did you like it?
It was moreish!
It was great except for the cat hair.
So scrummy!
It was a jolly good treat.

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English City 24 Are you offended when someone describes your style as cheap and cheerful?
It's not a terrible thing to say.
My style is much more on fleek than that.
I would tell them to get stuffed!
I am, but they'll never be able to tell.

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English City 25 Ugh! You've made a dog's dinner out of a project. Are you mad at yourself?
I should have paid more attention.
You live, you learn.
I'll just start again.
I probably wasn't enjoying it anyway.

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English City 26 You've just watched a parliamentary debate. How are you most likely to sum it up?
A bunch of codswallop
A bodge job
They're all gormless!
A boring chin wag

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English City 27 Your bestie does you a big favour. What do you say to thank them?
Nice one!
Cheers!
That's lovely. Thanks a bunch.
You're brilliant!

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English City 28 How will you tell someone to contact you later?
Give us a ring!
Ring the bell.
Give us a bell.
Bell us a ring.

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English City 29 You're feeling a little dicky after the weekend's event. How do you make yourself feel better?
A spot of tea
A bag of chips
A glass of Ribena
Another kip

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