NT to AS dictionary
Feel free to send me your NT phrases and I’ll do my best to translate them! xD
NT: Does this dress make me look fat?
Translation: Please tell me I look pretty, regardless of how it actually looks.
NT: That’s not my specialty. / I don’t know much about that.
Translation: I don’t care about that topic.
NT: *Flat tone* Mn… Yeah… Uh-huh….
Translation: Please stop talking about that, its boring to me.
NT: Are you okay?
Translation: I care about you and don’t like seeing you in pain. Please tell me what I can do to help, or tell me you’re fine.
NT: How are you?
Translation: I’d like to hear that you’re doing good.
NT: Oh sorry, I’m not in the mood for that.
Translation: No, I don’t want to go to that restaurant. But I am hungry and would like to eat with you, so pick another one.
NT: I don’t feel good…
Translation: Please provide me with sympathetic phrases such as “aww.”
NT: I don’t like ____.
Translation: Tell me what you don’t like about ____ too, or a similar thing you dislike.
NT: Ugh this tastes terrible, try it.
Translation: I’m experiencing discomfort in eating this, I want you to validate those feelings.
NT: Ugh! John Doe is such a jerk!
Translation: I’m really mad at this person and I need you to ask what they did, and agree with me, regardless of your feelings about them. I’ll eventually calm down.
NT: *Insert a problem that is causing distress*
Translation: Listen to me. Do not give me advice unless I say it is okay. Agree with me.
NT: Stop animal cruelty!(Or other clearly bad action)
Translation: Animal cruelty makes me feel bad just knowing it exists. I need to vent this emotion somewhere.