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The basic meaning of screw is to turn and push something into something else.

Mr. E was screwing around on Gabi. Which definition is correct?

Sly the Snake told Emma to screw off when he heard that she was now married to Mr. E and living in Mexico. Which definition is correct?

Mr. E thought he was really screwed when he was stopped by a policeman while smoking marijuana on the street. Which definition is correct?

Sly the Snake must have had a screw loose to get married in Las Vegas when he was drunk. Which definition is correct?

Mr. E told the boss that Sly the Snake had screwed off 15 minutes early without telling anyone. Which definition is correct?


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139 Comments on “Slang in English – SCREW”


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Great lesson ,thanks James ! :)

Friday, March 30th 2012

    hi i’d like to know if i can learning english by just listening english?

    Tuesday, April 24th 2012

      Yes, you can also learn English this way. But you have to improve your listing power.

      Thursday, August 2nd 2012

      Maybe, it depends on the person or the capability, as a language learner I recomend you to watch videos (as engvid of course) or movies depending on your level of english and on the other hand learn some grammar (it’s healthy…) I did that and in 6 years I got to speak English fluently and I have a conversation with anybody (and understand English people).

      Wednesday, April 9th 2014

    i screwed the quiz

    Sunday, May 6th 2012

    thanks for these tips. your videos are very appreciate! GRACIAS.

    Wednesday, February 27th 2013

New,funny n considerable!!!
tx sir.

Friday, March 30th 2012

First comment, hahaha you’re too funny, and this is so useful !!! thank you :)

Friday, March 30th 2012

    hi can i talk to you to practice my English further.

    Tuesday, April 17th 2012

6/6 :)

Friday, March 30th 2012

thank you very much for this lesson.
It was really very interesting for me :)

Friday, March 30th 2012

screw u too lol. Mr E screw u also lol. I have to screw off, cya James.

Friday, March 30th 2012

i love you James, plz post more slang lessons, xxx

Friday, March 30th 2012

Thank you very well.

Friday, March 30th 2012

thanks a lot James. impotant lesson…

Friday, March 30th 2012

your screw is really loose

Friday, March 30th 2012

thanks great lesson :)

Saturday, March 31st 2012

hello i learned 8 new word that’s realy great that’s kind of lesson is my favorite thanks so much james

Saturday, March 31st 2012

Super! Super! SUPER! :-)

Saturday, March 31st 2012

thanxXx

Saturday, March 31st 2012

thank you sooo much! Now everything is clear to me

Sunday, April 1st 2012

im srewing off now

Sunday, April 1st 2012

Hi James! Thanks for an interesting lesson. I’ve got a question concerning this lesson. Namely, Gotye in his song “Somebody that I used to know” sings “…now and then I think of times you screwed me over”, so what does this mean, to screw sb over?

Sunday, April 1st 2012

    It means to mess something up for someone — like breaking your promise to them.

    Monday, April 2nd 2012

Hello brother James. I love you. great lesson I have learnt with you. wow what a funny guy thou art, like me. I remember Charlie Chaplin.

Sunday, April 1st 2012

Thank you, teacher James, you are a great teacher. Warm Greetings.

Sunday, April 1st 2012

Nice lesson! I like to understand slang.

If anyone want to talk in english for pratice, please sendme an e-mail: tiago_queiroz18@hotmail.com

My best wish for all!

Sunday, April 1st 2012

    thank you so much Mr james
    hi Mr QUEUROZ of course we have to practice to improve our english language so i add you my E mail ID is gibrahim200@hotmail.com & skype name is ibrahim.m.elnour

    Wednesday, April 11th 2012

    hey,Queiroz.thanks for your kindness.i have sent the EM to you and my EM ID is j.chen712@gmail.com

    Monday, July 30th 2012

Its good lesson james is it depend on whole canada like in Alberts that

word “screw”

Sunday, April 1st 2012

than you mr.james for nice lesson

Sunday, April 1st 2012

man! you are the king! i love your english class because you show how learn english ishelves. i wish that you keep up good work =) i`m spanish and i`ll try learn english thanks of you. sorry my english. best wishes!

Sunday, April 1st 2012

Thanks a lot for this lesson! It was really very good to learn all those meanings of screw! It will be very useful!

Sunday, April 1st 2012

SIR JAMES ITS MY FIRST LESSON OF YOU THAT I AM WATCHING KNOW .I WOULD LIKE TO SAY THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR THAT.WATCHING YOU IS LIKE I AM WATCHING MY US MARINES FRIENDS …

Monday, April 2nd 2012

thanks Mr. james

Monday, April 2nd 2012

engkish seapking course i want free in my id

Monday, April 2nd 2012

James, thanks for all your lessons. This one is good and funny as usual

Monday, April 2nd 2012

Hi James
This lessen is really important ’cause the slang “screw” is used very much in real English
I didn’t understand this “F word”
Could you explain it to me?
Sincery thanks

Monday, April 2nd 2012

    The “F word” is the “F word”, haha.
    Well find the “F word” > Funny Buck.
    Now join ‘Fu’ and ‘ck’, I guess you would find it this time.

    Monday, April 2nd 2012

Cool lesson! Thanks man!

Monday, April 2nd 2012

Yup Sir James. dont understand F Word…

Monday, April 2nd 2012

Hi james.
I think I need to practice so much this lesson, because I can to make a mistake and talk no property. also like Neusa I don’t know what’s the mean “F word”.
Well. thank for all and take good time

Monday, April 2nd 2012

Hi James.
I think I need to practice so much this lesson, because I can to make a mistake and talk no property. also like Neusa I don’t know what’s the mean “F word”.
Well.
thank for all and take good time.

Monday, April 2nd 2012

Hi James, me again
I’d like to correct the word lesson above Of course that I mean “lesson” and not “lessen” which has a completely different meaning
Sorry and I hope to hear from you

Monday, April 2nd 2012

Really Very interesting

Monday, April 2nd 2012

I am learning English as I view beginner lessons? Thanks for your help

Monday, April 2nd 2012

James, a comment if the class does not give you leave to see the blackboard.

Monday, April 2nd 2012

jaime a comment if the class does not give you leave to see the blackboard.

Monday, April 2nd 2012

nice lesson ;)

Monday, April 2nd 2012

i love it , love uuu thank u

Monday, April 2nd 2012

Nice lesson! Slang, I always wanted to know someting about this. Thanks,

Tuesday, April 3rd 2012

i want know about phrasal verb more.
because i didn’t use it properly, I can’t catch them. if your teaching video would be on phrasal verb, i will be happy. your teaching style is very good , keep it up , it is helpful.

Tuesday, April 3rd 2012

Hello. Speaking of f word , to fuck means swear bad
Translate into Spanish screw up la cage . Meter la pata

Tuesday, April 3rd 2012

I loved it Mr james , thanks for your time

Wednesday, April 4th 2012

thanks a trillion! ^O^

Thursday, April 5th 2012

Keep on like this James.I get lots of fun with your lessons. You’re a natural man!

Thursday, April 5th 2012

I like the way you are teaching, thank you james

Thursday, April 5th 2012

Great! thank you so much.

Friday, April 6th 2012

James, you’re the man.Keep it up.

Friday, April 6th 2012

Great lesson

Saturday, April 7th 2012

Thank you , well done :)))

Saturday, April 7th 2012

thank james,that’s was very nice :D

Saturday, April 7th 2012

gr8 way of teaching, thanks very helpful

Monday, April 9th 2012

this lessons was great!

Monday, April 9th 2012

hello there teacher james. it’s really nice of you and your great lessons. I wanted to say that if you got time I would be so interested to practice my English with you. So, will you allow me ?

Monday, April 9th 2012

Luv the way you present your lesson. Its clear & easy to understand. Now its clear what those S words mean=) Thank you!

Tuesday, April 10th 2012

I wanna know what had happened with Mr. E after he was stopped by a policeman?

Tuesday, April 10th 2012

did you screw around on this week james? jajajajajajaj im kidding. nice lesson, it was too important for me

Tuesday, April 10th 2012

i like the way you teach james. go on..

Tuesday, April 10th 2012

James’s the man , I actually don’t like to listen to the others cuz most of em have no sense but james… woaah!

Tuesday, April 10th 2012

Thanks for this lesson.

Thursday, April 12th 2012

You are a wonderful teacher James.

Thanks a lot.

Friday, April 13th 2012

Love your style of teaching. When I get the chance to teach, you will be my inspiration

Friday, April 13th 2012

I’ll be intouch to learn this thing as well. Thanks

Friday, April 13th 2012

James!i like your lessons very much!its really help me to improve my english!

Friday, April 13th 2012

you’re so funny:)

Sunday, April 15th 2012

AWESOME video James!!! Thanks a lot dude!!!

Wednesday, April 18th 2012

That’s a great lessom thanks budy .

Thursday, April 19th 2012

wooops i mean lesson not lessom . sorry!

Thursday, April 19th 2012

i love ur slang

Monday, April 23rd 2012

wooow excellnet lesson thanks you are a great teacher! :D

Tuesday, April 24th 2012

nice lesson!!but I think that you should speak a bit slowly…thanxxxx!

Tuesday, April 24th 2012

this is cool

Wednesday, April 25th 2012

james is the best! I actually don’t like listen to the others cuz but with james everything is easier

Friday, May 4th 2012

very useful lesson:) I like your sense of humour=)

Thursday, May 10th 2012

Hello James
You are a great teacher
I wish to have a teacher like you
well done
Kind Regards
aseer

Saturday, May 12th 2012

As soon as I entered this website, I was into these classes of you. And now I have been watching third lesson in a row! I couldn’t expected how easy to know the meaning of slang and use it. Thanks a million.

Monday, May 14th 2012

Thank u Sir

Tuesday, May 15th 2012

hhhh you’re funny
many thanks James

Wednesday, May 16th 2012

“Thank you for being so polite with me. I thought you were going to use the `F` word!” – LMAO!!!! =P

Funniest part ever!!

Friday, May 18th 2012

Very useful , I moved to London last year and if you dont understand some slang outhere you are screwed)))

If any one likes to practice these lessons make conversations my skype: irsirs8

Friday, June 1st 2012

u ar one of the greatest..and the one stands for ‘f’ makes me think and ı did it wrong in the test. however, the others are correct 5/6. thx a lot.funny to learn from u

Saturday, June 2nd 2012

u r the best teacher ever !

Saturday, June 2nd 2012

James EngVid’s been drinking whiskey,Trigger finger feeling frisky,
when you shoot it’s so damn risky, dead in a ditch,
but I hope you miss me

Sunday, June 3rd 2012

Hi james thanks for your useful lesson:)

Thursday, June 21st 2012

Igot all the quiz right. Thank you very much

Sunday, July 1st 2012

you r too funny and the best teacher
i have to practic more than this
thank you so much

Wednesday, July 4th 2012

pleasing is your way of presentation the subject matter.

Friday, July 13th 2012

You’re a very good teacher and can imagine that the way you explain us English in order to make it understandable even by a little kid that first start sudying English.So thanks a lot, but i want u to give us a video about the past perfect and the present perfect tense to know exactly where to use them. So thank u again!

Friday, July 13th 2012

really you are a good teacher;we need your nice lesson*

Monday, July 30th 2012

I like this lesson and the teacher is easy to understand

Monday, July 30th 2012

you r awesome

Monday, August 6th 2012

good lesson
just what the hell of “F word” is ?
also for sly the snake & Mr.E ?
please answer me.

Friday, August 10th 2012

    ‘F-word’ is ‘fuck’, but it’s a rude word

    Sunday, August 12th 2012

Great lesson! Thank you.

Wednesday, August 22nd 2012

Waaoooo! “Mr E. screwed around on Gabi… And Sly the Snake told Emma to screw off when he heard that she was married to Mr. E… And finally Sly the Snake got married in Las Vegas when he was drunk…” Engvid is deadly better than Sex and the City!!!

Tuesday, September 4th 2012

Really awesome and I learn a lot from you. Thanks.

Wednesday, September 5th 2012

James, you are the best English teacher on here!

Wednesday, September 12th 2012

another great lesson thank you James

Thursday, September 13th 2012

Very good lesson. I was looking at it with my girlfriend and she liked your expression of the word “screw” very much.

Tuesday, September 18th 2012

wow thanks, it helps me a lot and ur definately hilarious lol..

Wednesday, October 3rd 2012

awsome that we ‘ve gone crazy with you

Monday, October 15th 2012

hahahah
that’s funny!!
i like it =)

Monday, November 26th 2012

haha Ive got some screwed(mistaken) w/ this quiz. ive got only 4/6. not bad. its confusing quiz i think. tnx for you funny guy infront of that nice board haha

http://www.engvind.com is really nice. i got somthing w/ this web.. :PPP

Tuesday, January 1st 2013

I love your all lessons and you all the best and kind teachers in the world who help people.
“thanks”
“God bless you all”
“your student Noori”

Saturday, February 16th 2013

Hi teacher!
how I can get a certifecate from you english teaching course?
“thanks”
your student Noori

Tuesday, February 19th 2013

(from your english teaching course)

Tuesday, February 19th 2013

oh dear god!
I’m rightly and truly screwed!
jajaja
thanks Mr. James

Wednesday, February 20th 2013

I got D and didn’t screw.

Sunday, February 24th 2013

Here in Brazil we say: Vá se ferrar! (Not polite, also) hahaha Thank you for the lesson!

Wednesday, May 29th 2013

Hi James , Thank u so much for your effort , I like your way in teaching .. I’m sure you prepare for ur lessons carefully and i can say that you have many many fans .. You are really a good teacher , but there is one thing you don’t care about the comments the students send to u , you don’t even read them I think .. plz have a look at them and try to reply us .. Thanks in advance .

Thursday, August 15th 2013

Thanks a lot James. Sometimes I can get a bit crazy, and have a loose screw ^^

Sunday, September 15th 2013

you screwed loose :P
it is funny lesson

Sunday, October 13th 2013

U r amazing I am learning a looooooooooooooooooooottttttttt frm. U.
Thank u sooooooooooooo much

Tuesday, October 15th 2013

Plz plz plz teach some phrasal verb for fashion designing or vocabulary
I will be very thankfull to you

Tuesday, October 15th 2013

100%. Cheers James!

Wednesday, October 16th 2013

Thanks a lot, Mr James! Useful lesson!!!

Friday, December 13th 2013

Great lesson, James. This is very useful. Starting from now, I’ll only say “screw” instead of the “f” word. One of the best lesson, ever. You really makes things easier. Now, time to “screw off”. Thanks

Saturday, December 21st 2013

Thanks got 33%.

Sunday, March 16th 2014

very usefull :D I’m screwed.

Thursday, April 3rd 2014

“Screw you!” I have to remember this one, haha. A “polite” form. xD

Thursday, April 24th 2014

thanks so much ^^

Monday, June 2nd 2014

Thanks James!

Monday, July 14th 2014

simple word more to learn. nice way of teaching

Tuesday, October 28th 2014

Thanks James…

Sunday, May 24th 2015

Mr.E is always on the make to screw on Gabi…he’s screwing up because Gabi blew it former.

Tuesday, September 8th 2015

James thank you, your lesson was very interesting and fun))

Thursday, February 11th 2016

very interesting! :)

Wednesday, June 1st 2016

I got 5. Thanks james . You are an excellent Teacher ☺

Wednesday, October 12th 2016
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