DYK fellas, we don’t always have to know one particular (new) word to understand a whole sentence that we read/heard.
Pay attention to the context and take a guess, you might get your answer right. If your guess is wrong, you’ve discovered a new word!
Now, read the following questions and guess the meaning of the slangs in brackets.
- What an (awesome) sunset. It is the most amazing and romantic time of the day.
- The boat was (bashed) beyond recognition. I’ve told you it’s too old to survive the storm.
- He was (benched) during the playoffs. He couldn’t do anything to go back into the game.
- The president brought two (big guns) to the meeting. He hoped they could give some insight.
- Calm down. Don’t (blow your cool). He’s so not worth your time.
- I’m going to lie on the beach and (catch some rays). I’m going to get tanned.
- A lucky (break) helped him get the job. He wouldn’t get it if he didn’t bump into his ex-wife.
- The whole idea was a (bust). The month long of hard work was all for nothing.
- I knew they would (collar) the robber sooner or later. Well, thank God he’s behind bars now.
- He has to (come up for air) or he’ll die from exhaustion. Perhaps his work is too hard for him.
- I need to (catch some Z’s) before I go on my trip. It’s too risky to drive in with heavy lids.
- He has a really (cushy) job. I would love to have his job.
- Lets get the bill and find out the (damage). I’m sure it’ll bust your dad’s credit card.
- My best friend gave me an (earful) about her colleagues. She just couldn’t keep things to herself.
- I need some (dough) before I can go shopping. Let’s go to the ATM before we start our spree.
- Taken out of the game
- Powerful people
- Become angry
- Get some sunshine
- Take a break
- Get some sleep
- A lot of gossips
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