Fresh off the Boat (Phrase)

Pengertian Fresh off the Boat

Fresh off the boat adalah phrase (frasa) yang berarti “newly immigrated, especially without having yet assimilated into the host nation’s culture, language, and behavior” (baru berimigrasi, khususnya belum berasimilasi dengan budaya, bahasa, dan perilaku negara tuan rumah). Frasa ini bersifat informal dan sering dianggap offensive (kasar/menghina).

Contoh Kalimat Fresh off the Boat

No Contoh Kalimat Fresh off the Boat
1 In 1990 We were still fresh off the boat and missed our street food of Sri Lanka.
(Tahun 1990 kamu baru berimigrasi dan merindukan makanan jalanan Sri Lanka.)
2 Just because she is fresh off the boat doesn’t mean she speaks in broken English.
(Hanya karena dia baru berimigrasi tidak berarti dia berbicara dalam bahasa Inggris yang buruk.)

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References:

  1. Fresh off the Boat. https://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/fresh+off+the+boat. Accessed on January 23, 2018.
  2. Fresh off the boat. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fresh_off_the_boat. Accessed on January 23, 2018.
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