When I studied in England I ever hear the word "bug" to speak about a person that is irritating. They never say "I had a bug in my food". Because if you have a bug in your food, you have a irritating drunk person fell on the table.
well i'm a brit and i just said it. deal with it
Maybe you live in Taiwan for a long time. Do you also wee in a bathroom and sit on a sofa? And walk on a sidewalk?
i have picked up american words after living in taiwan, but its not even that. people say bug in the uk.
Lecturing native speakers about their own usage?
I'm from the UK originally, and we never used to say "bug" there for insects like Americans/Canadians do. But I left 24 years ago so things have likely changed.
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