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no worries (1)

British and Australian English INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase no worries (1)

Meaning

You can say this after someone asks you to do something and you'd be happy to do it, or it wouldn't be a problem to do.

For example

  • "Can you help me fix my bike."
    "No worries. What's the problem?"

  • "Is it OK if I try this shirt on?"
    "Yeah, no worries. The changing room's over there."

Variety

This is typically used in British and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz

If someone says "No worries" after you've asked them for help, it means

a. they don't want any worries

b. they're going to help you

c. they're not going to help you

Contributor: Matt Errey