Slang English (Intermediate to Advanced – Top 600+ Terms)/
Intermediate Deck 1

Intermediate Deck 1

Total: 19 words

skedaddle

verb

to leave in a hurry

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eat up / eat it up

verb

to believe without questioning

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elbow grease

noun

hard manual labor; effort

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fall guy

noun

a scapegoat; someone who takes the blame

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Tinseltown

noun

Hollywood

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French

noun

profanity

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happy hour

noun

a period of time in the late afternoon when a bar serves free snacks and drinks at reduced prices

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no-brainer

noun

an opinion so easily formed or decision so easily made that no thinking is required

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pet peeve

noun

a frequent subject of complaint

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psyched

adjective

very excited, enthusiastic, and mentally prepared (for something)

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rager

noun

a wild party

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roll with it

phrase

to adapt to a situation despite unexpected circumstances or challenges

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low key

adjective

a term that describes a person or event as informal or laid back; similar to DL, or down low, and is the opposite of high key

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con artist

noun

a skilled confidence swindler; someone skilled in deceiving other people

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drama queen

noun

someone who creates an unnecessary or excessive fuss

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can you not?

phrase

used for expressing annoyance

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get it together

phrase

to take control of your personal condition; to get your mind and emotions under control; to become organized

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get over yourself

phrase

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

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Cut the crap.

phrase

to stop talking nonsense; a vulgar way of telling someone to keep the conversation simple and only focus on the important and relevant stuff

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