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    on fritz

    do you native speakers use the word "on fritz" in your daily life?

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    Re: on fritz

    It is probably still in use in some places I haven't heard this phrase in years.

    You should capitalize the first word in a sentence. The actual phrase (not word) is "on the fritz".

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    Re: on fritz

    Welcome to the forums, bf.

    Those like me who had never heard the phrase before can click here for the definition.

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    #4

    Re: on fritz

    My parents used the phrase frequently. We had many appliances that were on the fritz.

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    Re: on fritz

    It's definitely a dated phrase.

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    #6

    Re: on fritz

    I have never heard it used in BrE.

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