#USSlang: American slang (9)

  1. Early bird. Arti: orang yang rajin, selalu bangun dan datang/bekerja lebih awal dari orang lain.
    • Contoh:
      • “She is an early bird, she likes to arrive here early.”
  2. Crank up. Arti: mengeraskan volume secara signifikan.
    • Contoh:
      • “Please crank it up, I like that song!”
  3. Crash. Arti: tidur.
    • Contoh:
      • “May I crash at your room tonight?”
  4. Nailed. Arti: menangkap orang berbuat salah.
    • Contoh:
      • “Mr. John nailed his students smoking cigarettes.”
  5. Behind bars. Arti: di dalam penjara.
    • Contoh:
      • “The cops already caught the killer and put him behind bars.”
  6. Enough is enough. Arti: sudah cukup, sudah tidak bisa ditolerir.
    • Contoh:
      • “Enough is enough, I’m tired of doing all of these with you.”
  7. Know it all. Arti: merasa tahu akan segala hal, sok tau.
    • Contoh:
      • “You think you know it all but you don’t know a thing at all.”
  8. Fall for. Arti:
    1. jatuh cinta. Contoh:
      • “I think I’m falling for him.”
    2. percaya sepenuhnya. Contoh:
      • “can’t believe he fell for that old trick.”
  9. You bet. Arti: tentu saja, tidak masalah.
    • Contoh:
      • Thanks a lot for helping me today.

      • You bet!

  10. Hit the spot. Arti: enak, pas, sesuai, memuaskan (makanan).
    • Contoh:
      • “I like it, your soup really hit the spot.”
  11. La-la land. Arti:
    1. tempat khayalan/impian. Contoh:
      • “I don’t understand with her, she seems to be in la-la land.”
    2. sebutan informal untuk Los Angeles. Contoh:
      • “has lived in la-la land for five years.”
  12. Dawg. Arti: teman dekat.
    • Contoh:
      • “You’re gonna be my dawg from now on.”

Compiled and written by @ChatrineYK at @EnglishTips4U on Thursday, December 8, 2011

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