1974B. SimonJoburg, Sis! 129Ag please ou china gooi me sommer five cents please.
1974B. SimonJoburg, Sis! 131Ja, you know you walk three feet one yard in the bladdy street and there’s somebody there gooi us a start asseblief ou china.
1979Sunday Times 8 July (Mag. Sect.) 3‘Gooi me a zero,’ chirped the robin and my own good buddy went bug-eyed.
1983Sunday Times 18 Dec. (Mag. Sect.) 10When the..sun slips from the..sky over a base camp somewhere in the Operational Area, there really is nothing much you need to say. Except maybe: ‘Gooi me a light’ or ‘Go buy your own Castle Lager.’...This is what they (sc. the army) are gonna gooi us.
1985H. Prendini inStyle Oct. 39Southern Suburbs Joller:..I asked the hout on the site to gooi me some start so we could get some graze.
1970G. FerreiraInformant, PietersburgGooi that paper away.
1977C. Hope inS. GrayTheatre Two (1981) 40Sometimes I think those weights you gooi give you muscles in your head.
1981Cape Times 28 Dec. 9These holiday jollers..gooi a line without any bait in our muddy waters after dopping a cellar cask.
1985P. SlabolepszySat. Night at Palace 33He goes behind this rock, pulls out a stick of dynamite — lights it with his cheroot and he goois it at these ous.
1988H. Prendini inStyle June 104Gooi some more wors on the fire, bokkie.
1990P. O’Byrne on Radio South AfricaSo how many songs did you get?..Well, gooi in your entries anyway.
1993S. Dikeni inBua Dec. 32Then I gooi my Afrikaans ear and sowaar I got them.
1994Sunday Times 23 Jan. 28 (advt)Let’s..get us a packet of slap chips...And let’s don’t be shy with the salt and vinegar, just gooi it on and dig in.
1994M. Corazza inWeekly Mail & Guardian 17 June 42When the snow hits the Berg,..it’s time to fish out..your well-worn slow cooker and gooi some old fashioned traditional bredie to warm the cockles of all and sundry.
2.In the phrasesto gooi a canary, to whistle a warning; to gooi a spasm, to react with joy or enthusiasm; to ‘freak out’; gooi a U-ey, make a rapid (often illegal) u-turn; to gooi on anchors, to stop rapidly; to gooi (someone) grief, to cause trouble; to gooi pomp [Afrikaans slang pomp (not used in polite speech)], to have sexual intercourse; to gooi strop [Afrikaans strop strap; or stropnoun2], to make trouble.
1946Cape Times inE. PartridgeDict. of Underworld (1950) 299When the gang is on a job there is always a lookout,..who will ‘gooi a canary’ (whistle) if he should sight a diener or ‘Transvaler’.
1985H. Prendini inStyle Oct. 39They ‘swaai a zephyr’, or get ‘goofed’ on a ‘skyf’ (smoke dagga) before ‘gooing pomp’ (making love) and then ‘zonking out’ (going to sleep).
1985P. SlabolepszySat. Night at Palace 36Vince:..I’ll tell you what. You make with a couple of Rocco Burgers — I’ll forget about the five cents you owe me, OK? September: You are mad...Forsie: Vince, stop gooing strop now, man.
1991G. LevinInformant, JohannesburgThe outcrop of rock was so spectacular that I gooied a spasm when I saw it.
1991A.E. StewartInformant, JohannesburgGooi a U-ie: Do a U-turn.
1991D. Kramer on M-Net TV 3 Apr.I gooied on anchors, but it’s all in vain.
1991D. BoswellInformant, Giyani (N. Tvl)I’m warning you. Don’t gooi me grief because I’m not in the mood...I’ll bliksem you.
1992J. ThomInformant, SpringsGooi a U-ey means to do a quick U-turn.
To cause (something) to move: to throw or toss (something); to drop (something); to put (something) together; to use (something). Frequently in imperative. Also transferred.
In the phrasesto gooi a canary, to whistle a warning; to gooi a spasm, to react with joy or enthusiasm; to ‘freak out’; gooi a U-ey, make a rapid (often illegal) u-turn; to gooi on anchors, to stop rapidly; to gooi (someone) grief, to cause trouble; to gooi pomp slang pomp (not used in polite speech), to have sexual intercourse; to gooi stropstrop strap; or stropnoun, to make trouble.
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