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ah long Meaning

Ah Long in Singapore refers to illegal moneylenders who offer high-interest loans to individuals in need of quick cash. They employ aggressive tactics, such as harassment and threats, to recover debt. In Chinese, Ah Long is translated as 阿龙 (Ā Lóng).

ah long in a Sentence 

1. Eh, don’t mess with that guy, he’s a real ah long banana. (pronounced: ah long)
2. My friend borrowed money from an ah long and now he’s in deep trouble. (pronounced: ah long)
3. Don’t be fooled by his friendly demeanor, he’s actually an ah long shark in disguise. (pronounced: ah long)
4. I had to pay a hefty interest to an ah long after borrowing some cash for my emergency. (pronounced: ah long)
5. The neighborhood is terrified of the notorious ah long duo who enforces loan repayments with threats. (pronounced: ah long)

ah long Origin in Singlish

Ah long origi-neh from China, come Singapore chiong, set up loan stall. Want to help people borrow money, but slowly become loan shark, make people sibei stress. Now, they use burn paint on the walls, throw fish at doors, siao liao lah!

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