Chilling out with a few friends last night, we discussed what Cantonese and English pick-up lines do guys use to hit on girls in Hong Kong. Before you officially hate me on spilling your secrets, please read it and make sure you wouldn’t say it again to any girls (with quality).
I’ve done the translation for you.
B = Boy; G = Girl
1. The Hanger
B: I think I need some new hangers.
G: Um.. why? You got a lot of new clothes?
B: Because I want to hang you up.
Comment: (Phonetically, “hang you up” sounds the same as “I miss you” (掛住你) in Cantonese) If I ever heard this, I would hang myself up and die alone.
2. The Neurotic
B: Hey, you just stamped on my feet, it hurt.
G: I didn’t. Are you neurotic (痴線)?
B: Yes! You have such a sharp eyes. I was a neurotic, but my disease only breaks out when I meet beautiful girl.
Comment: If I didn’t stop talking to guys like this, I might become neurotic myself.
3. The Runner
B: Are your feet tired?
G: No, why?
B: Because you’ve been running through my mind for the whole day.
Comment: How about you skip the Mid-level escalator and run up from Central to Robinson Road at 3 in the morning to show how much you like me?
4. The Messenger
B: Can you lend me your mobile?
G: Yes, here you go. But why?
B: I’m going to tell God that I found a lost angel.
Comment: Um… I also want to know God’s phone no. Can you give me?
5. The Ancestor
B: If I have to give our love relationship a time, I hope it is 10,000 years.
Comment: (Love You for 10,000 Years is a very old but popular Cantonese Song) Eeww… it’s just gross.
*Updated: I haven’t being told any of these lines mentioned above.