Creole expression: "Met dan siro”

Published on 2022-08-12 at 12:37
Creole is full of expressions, some more surprising than others. Every month, invites you to discover a Creole expression and teaches you how to use it.  For this new edition, we explore the expression "met dan siro".

This expression literally means "to plunge into syrup", but it also figuratively means to coax or fool someone. It can be used in many situations. For example, when shopping in the streets of Port-Louis or at the bazaar, to haggle over prices, you can "met dan siro" to get a better price.

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