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bugger all

Nothing or next to nothing. Primarily heard in UK, Australia, New Zealand. I've been working on this project for three months straight, and I've got bugger all to show for it! Quit lecturing me, you know bugger all about the issue.
See also: all, bugger

bugger off

Get out of here; go away; get lost. Primarily heard in UK, Australia, New Zealand. Listen, I don't want to buy any, so why don't you just bugger off and leave me alone!
See also: bugger, off

bug off

 
1. Sl. to cease bothering [someone]. Hey, bug off! Your comments are annoying. I wish you would bug off!
2. Sl. Get out!; Go away! (Usually Bug off!) Bug off! Get out of my sight! Bug off and leave me alone!
See also: bug, off

play silly buggers

  (British & Australian very informal)
to behave in a stupid or annoying way (often in continuous tenses) Stop playing silly buggers and come down off the roof.
See also: bugger, play, silly

bug off

Also, bugger off. Go away, as in Bug off before I call the police. Both terms are often used as an imperative, as in the example, and the variant is heard more in Britain than in America. [Slang; c. 1900] For a synonym, see buzz off.
See also: bug, off

bug off

v. Slang
To go away. Used chiefly as a command: Bug off! I'm trying to get some work done.
See also: bug, off

bugger off

v. Chiefly British Vulgar Slang
To go away. Used chiefly as a command.
See also: bugger, off
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Tom Brown criticised Sean Connery for saying that the Labour leadership are playing silly buggers with devolution.
Because we're the only buggers who haven't got a getout clause," he replied.
The river also is renowned for fly-anglers, as the trout sample such standard patterns as black wooly buggers.
O'Sullivan, inset, blasted: "England are playing silly buggers and I don't know why.
Brian Ashton has delayed a decision on his star fly-half until shortly before kick-off this evening but O'Sullivan (right) blasted: "England are playing silly buggers and I don't know why.
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Ireland team boss Eddie O ' Sullivan refused to accept Wilkinson was a major injury doubt and added: "England are playing silly buggers and I don't know why.
Olive Matukas, woolly buggers, woolly worms, muddlers and similar patterns are equally as effective.
Still, at least we'll find out if Anne Winterton really does have the words "send the buggers back" tattooed across her buttocks.
My fly box is filled mostly with brown, olive and black wooly buggers, stone fly nymphs and crayfish imitations.
MAZDA can continue playing silly buggers and insisting this two-seater roadster be called the Ibuki.
But when they're on screen in a documentary, insects are fascinating little buggers.
FORD is playing silly buggers by revealing that it has a new concept car called Visos but refusing to show it for a few days yet - hence this dark, near meaningless image of the car's outline.
WELL, if that's the best our rugger buggers can do, we can say goodbye to any thoughts of winning this year's World Cup in Oz.
Who argued recently our rugger buggers shouldn't have extra dosh for their expertise?