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Posted: Sun Apr 04, 2021 3:54 pm
Hi everyone! Do you and people where you live say "My phone is running out of juice" to mean "My phone is dying" or "My battery is almost out"?
Your answers will be highly appreciated.
Posted: Sun Apr 04, 2021 10:58 pm
It's pretty common here in the UK... By which I mean that I've said it myself, especially when I was still using the phone I had before this one.
Posted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:33 pm
Erik : Thank you very much for your answer. Have a nice day.
Posted: Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:43 pm
My father used to say that his car was running out of juice when it needed petrol.
(Had he been American, it would have needed gasoline of course)
Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:52 pm
My feeling is that "juice" is used by many people (in the UK) for petrol in a car.
It is also used by electricians and tradespeople to mean electricity ("turn on the juice", etc.).
I don't think I often hear it among ordinary folks so much in reference to electricity, and I personally find it very strange in the context of a phone battery running out.
Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:43 pm
Bob and Phil White : Thank you both so much for your replies. Have a good weekend.