- dinkum (n.)
- 1888, "hard work," Australian slang, of unknown origin, perhaps connected to Lincolnshire dialect. Meaning "honest, genuine" is attested from 1894.
- 1. If you're dinkum, I'll help you.
- 2. It's a fair dinkum Aussie wedding.
- 3. She finally wrote me asking forgiveness and I found it fair dinkum.
- 4. Mary finally wrote me asking forgiveness, and I found it fair dinkum.
- 玛丽最后写信给我请求原谅, 我觉得来信写得很诚恳.
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