gaan met die banaan

Dutch edit

Etymology edit

Literally, “go with that banana”. Gaan is an infinitive with imperative force.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɣaːn mɛ(t) di baːˈnaːn/

Interjection edit

gaan met die banaan

  1. (colloquial, Netherlands) go on, get going (commence), go ahead
    • 2011, Lisa Gardner, Spaar het meisje, tr. by Ralph van der Aa of Live to Tell.
      Haar broek uittrekken, Alex' gesteven blauwe overhemd van zijn lijf rukken en gaan met die banaan.
      Strip off her jeans, rip off Alex's starched blue shirt, and go to town. (original English)