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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

slang Get out of here; go away; get lost. Listen, I don't want to buy any, so why don't you just bug off and leave me alone!
See also: bug, off

play silly buggers

To act in a foolish, irritating, or reckless manner. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. It's no wonder that we lost the game, with all of you playing silly buggers out here instead of training like professionals. I wouldn't be surprised if we end up in another war with the way the two countries' leaders have been playing silly buggers recently.
See also: bugger, play, silly

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

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

bugger all

nothing.
See also: all, bugger

bugger me

used to express surprise or amazement.
See also: bugger

play silly buggers

act in a foolish way.
See also: bugger, play, silly

play ˈsilly buggers (with something)

(British English, informal) behave in a stupid and annoying way: Stop playing silly buggers and answer the question.
See also: bugger, play, silly

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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But his troubles had started in late May when it emerged he had given a watch to Mr Nadir bearing the inscription, "Don't let the buggers get you down".
He rushes up to campaign in Fife, tells the media our First Minister is wrong about Forth Bridge tolls and buggers off back to London just before the loss of 700 Fife jobs is announced.
Just one complainant felt that the word was offensive when used on an insert in the Times Educational Supplement which read, 'Don't Let the Buggers Get You Down'.
Men were called thieves, rascals, rogues, robbers and buggers, but males made up only about ten per cent of the plaintiffs.
I've had the buggers in here, I see them take their bloody coats off and put them on the radiators.
In a stage whisper he warned: ``The little buggers nip, you know.
Any guy who makes his living exterminating those nasty, little buggers deserves a column, but that's not why I wanted to talk to Buckingham.
Or if he does win, he buggers up his scorecard and gets
The algae bloom has peaked and is now receding, leaving more open water for fly fishing and less green goop on the flies of those trolling full sink lines and Wooley Buggers or Doc's Twin Lakes Specials.
A combination of low water, cold water temperatures and a series of storms left the trout uninterested in the small wooly buggers and other insect patterns tossed into two large reservoirs - by boat and from shore - and a nearby stream.