If you're a big user of social media and messaging apps, you probably also know the most commonly used abbreviations for communication.
In English they also exist and with the same function: to speed up writing!
Even if you don't like them and don't even want to write them, you need to know what they mean to avoid any misunderstandings.
GL is short for “good luck”, which means nothing more than “good luck”.
IDC is the acronym for “I don't care”, which can be translated with our “I don't care”.
IMO is an abbreviation for “in my opinion”, that is, “in my opinion”.
JJ has the initials of “just joking”, which means the person is “just joking”.
Here in Brazil JK is associated with Juscelino Kubitschek, who by the way was the one who founded Cultura Inglesa MG in 1941, but in “internet slang” it is an abbreviation for “just kidding”, which has the same meaning as “JJ”, for “just kidding”. playing".
OIC is a little more difficult as it is an abbreviation of “Oh I see”, using the “c” sound in place of the “see” sound, which are the same.
The meaning is "Oh, I get it".
PLS or even PLZ are forms of abbreviation of the word “please”, which means “please”.
This one is longer, but easier to associate.
SRSLY is an abbreviation for “seriously”, which translates to “seriously”.
IDK has the initial letters of “I don't know”, which can be translated as “I don't know”.
G2G also plays with sounds. The “2” sounds the same as the “to” in “got to go”.
The meaning? "I have to go".
BRB is the acronym for “be right back”, which in Portuguese is our good old “I'll be back soon”.
RT is an abbreviation for “real talk”, used when the person tells the truth, without joking, double meaning or irony.
Don't confuse it with the Twitter RT, huh?!
It's not difficult, right?!
And knowing them will help a lot when you receive that message full of acronyms from a gringo!