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    Merk off

    Hello, Does anyone have any idea what this expression could mean? "Hop in that thing and merk off" I understood first part "Hop in that thing" what about that phrase "merk off" ? I tried to use dictionaries, but unfortunately they couldn't help me. If I have made a mistake please correct it. Thank you.

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    Re: Merk off

    Quote Originally Posted by JustAlilBit View Post
    Hello, Does anyone have any idea what this expression could mean? "Hop in that thing and merk off" I understood first part "Hop in that thing" what about that phrase "merk off" ? I tried to use dictionaries, but unfortunately they couldn't help me. If I have made a mistake please correct it. Thank you.
    I've never come across it. Where did you find it?

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    Re: Merk off

    According to UrbanDictionary, it means leave quickly/escape/run away: Urban Dictionary: merk

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I've never come across it. Where did you find it?
    "LIL Wayne - Hustler music"

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    Re: Merk off

    Hip-hop music is a bad bad source for English learners.

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    Re: Merk off

    Quote Originally Posted by LeTyan View Post
    Hip-hop music is a bad bad source for English learners.
    I know, but I love English language more than you can imagine. All my life I spend free time with English I listen to BBC radio, rap, hip-hop, movies, slang etc. It's awesome.

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    Re: Merk off

    Quote Originally Posted by JustAlilBit View Post
    I know, but I love English language more than you can imagine. All my life I spend free time with English I listen to BBC radio, rap, hip-hop, movies, slang etc. It's awesome.
    It's good that you listen to English all the time, but don't rely on lyrics, especially rap and hip-hop to be examples of good grammatical English.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Merk off

    ...don't rely on lyrics, especially rap and hip-hop to be examples of good grammatical English...
    ...and don't expect us here at Using English to be au fait with ever-changing trends in rap and hip-hop slang.

    You'd better bookmark the Urban Dictionary as well as the standard OneLook Dictionary Search.

    Rover

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