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    Question "fo" english slang

    Hello !

    My question is only about a comment I saw on a picture. I usually understand English pretty well and the thing is that I have absolutely no idea what this sentence means :

    "bad boys and girl fo like soon!"

    I guess I don't get the "fo"... And it's making me really curious !

    Thank you

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    Re: "fo" english slang

    Quote Originally Posted by windingroads View Post
    Hello !

    My question is only about a comment I saw on a picture. I usually understand English pretty well and the thing is that I have absolutely no idea what this sentence means :

    "bad boys and girl fo like soon!"

    I guess I don't get the "fo"... And it's making me really curious !

    Thank you
    I understand less than you do. "fo like soon" is incomprehensible. Is it the type of picture you could post?

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    Re: "fo" english slang

    Quote Originally Posted by windingroads View Post
    Hello !

    My question is only about a comment I saw on a picture. I usually understand English pretty well and the thing is that I have absolutely no idea what this sentence means :

    "bad boys and girl fo like soon!"

    I guess I don't get the "fo"... And it's making me really curious !

    Thank you
    that phrase is pretty meaningless to me

    fo means for in slang like in fo sho (for sure) or fo shizz (for real)

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    Re: "fo" english slang

    Quote Originally Posted by freezeframe View Post
    that phrase is pretty meaningless to me

    fo means for in slang like in fo sho (for sure) or fo shizz (for real)
    I know it this way: fo shizzle (of course).

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    Re: "fo" english slang

    Quote Originally Posted by SirGod View Post
    I know it this way: fo shizzle (of course).
    Yeah but it's not "cool" anymore.

    Unless you're a white pimply teenager yearning to sound cool...

    In any case, saying any of the above will make most people sound ridiculous.

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    Re: "fo" english slang

    Quote Originally Posted by freezeframe View Post
    Yeah but it's not "cool" anymore.

    Unless you're a white pimply teenager yearning to sound cool...

    In any case, saying any of the above will make most people sound ridiculous.
    I don't know whether it is cool or not, I have never used such words and perhaps I am never going to use them. But you learn a lot of things from Eminem's songs...

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    Re: "fo" english slang

    Well I prefer not to post it but it's just a picture with a few people in it, 3 boys and one girl. One of them commented saying that they looked like bad boys. And the other one just replied that...

    If it means "for", I am thinking that maybe he meant "and girl for IT like soon" ? It could mean the girl on the picture was going to turn "bad" a few minutes after the picture was taken ?

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    Re: "fo" english slang

    Quote Originally Posted by windingroads View Post
    Well I prefer not to post it but it's just a picture with a few people in it, 3 boys and one girl. One of them commented saying that they looked like bad boys. And the other one just replied that...

    If it means "for", I am thinking that maybe he meant "and girl for IT like soon" ? It could mean the girl on the picture was going to turn "bad" a few minutes after the picture was taken ?
    Well, if it's something you'd prefer not to post and if the boys are that bad...


    Not sure what the policy is on sexual explanations here, so I can message you what it means but your private messages are turned off.

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    Re: "fo" english slang

    Sometimes it is short for fuck: as in "mo fo".

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    Re: "fo" english slang

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    Sometimes it is short for fuck: as in "mo fo".

    Not on its own. On its own fo can mean "f*ck off". But in the sentence provided, it just means for.

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