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Rules for writing example sentences

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For example, writing:
Yestideh di dread nuh stop [chant] duwn [babilon] on the road

Will produce:
Yestideh di dread nuh stop chant duwn babilon on the road.

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Dread (noun)

Definition

A person with dreadlocks (not necessarily rasta)

Example Sentences

(patois) Yestideh di dread nuh stop chant duwn babilon on the road

(english)Yesterday the dreadlocks man continuously rebuke the police officers on the road


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