Slang English (Intermediate to Advanced – Top 600+ Terms)/
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Sample Deck of Entire Course

Total: 15 words

elbow grease

noun

hard manual labor; effort

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pet peeve

noun

a frequent subject of complaint

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get over yourself

phrase

used in order to deflate a person’s excessive sense of importance

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meltdown

noun

a sudden loss of control over one’s feelings or behavior

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wing it

phrase

to improvise; to do something with little preparation

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train wreck

noun

a person who has experienced a personal failure, disaster, etc.; a disastrous situation, occurrence, or process

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loose cannon

noun

a person whose actions or words cannot be controlled or predicted

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ripped

adjective

muscular; lacking body fat; well sculpted

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my bad

phrase

used for acknowledging responsibility for and apologizing for a mistake

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choke up

verb

to lose your composure; to totter on the verge of tears

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knuckle sandwich

noun

a punch in the mouth

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play hooky

verb

to absent yourself from school or work

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talk to the hand

phrase

used for expressing a complete lack of interest in what is being said

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love handles

noun

a roll of fat on either side of the body, just above the waist

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zoned out

adjective

mentally absent

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