Word of the Week: One to Go!

The word of the week is a compilation of  Trinidadian sayings -phrases and words- used on the island.

  • One to Go (phr):  A call used to fill a taxi [maxi-taxi], to give the impression that with only one seat left to fill the taxi can leave soon; this is often said even if the taxi is far from missing only one person.
    • “One to go is the line you go hear from dem taxi to Diego or Sando.” (Baptiste 1993:119)

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Source: Dictionary of the English/Creole of Trinidad & Tobago by Lise Winer


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