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Intermediate Deck 7

Intermediate Deck 7

Total: 19 words

dish

verb

to gossip; to disparage; originally 'dish the dirt' or 'dish out the dirt'

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cross my heart and hope to die

phrase

used as an oath, often with humor

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messed up

adjective

beaten up; looking disarrayed

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most def

phrase

used for expressing emphatic agreement

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TLC

acronym

tender, loving care

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freeloader

noun

a person who manages to eat, drink, and socialize at the expense of others

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kaput

adjective

used up, useless, or destroyed

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tail

verb

to follow someone closely and secretly

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space out

verb

to lose one's concentration

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graveyard shift

noun

a work shift at night, usually starting at or after midnight

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sucker-punch

verb

to hit someone without warning, especially in the face

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throne

noun

a toilet seat

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hit the jackpot

phrase

to win the largest prize in a competition or game; to experience unexpected success

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horse around

verb

to fool around

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lockup

noun

a jail or prison

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scorcher

noun

a very hot day

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snitch

noun

an informer, especially a police informer

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chill pill

noun

a mythical pill that will induce calm

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get your shit together

phrase

to be focused, organized, or self-confident

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