#USSlang: American slang (14)

  1. Dirty. Meaning: obscene, offensive, tidak senonoh, menyinggung perasaan.
    • Example:
      • “Mind your dirty mouth! I don’t have a dirty mind like yours.”
  2. Ditch. Meaning: leave, meninggalkan.
    • Example:
      • “He’s no longer with Allie. She ditched him for a rich mogul.”
  3. Do a snow job on (someone). Meaning: deceive, membohongi, memberi janji palsu.
    • Example:
      • “Don’t try to do a snow job on me. You’re up to no good.”
  4. Dope. Meaning: stupid person, orang bodoh atau dungu.
    • Example:
      • “He is such a dope. He didn’t read the sign and pulled the door.”
    • @pskbd: dope has two meanings actually. the another one is cool. ex: Such a dope song! :)
    • @anie_1225: aahh, so dope can be a fool person, I think dope is just refers to kind of drugs like narcotic
  5. Down. Meaning: drink quickly, minum dgn cepat, menenggak.
    • Example:
      • “She’s downed 5 glasses of martini in the last hour. She’ll pass out soon.”
  6. Gig. Meaning: job, show, pekerjaan, pertunjukan.
    • Example:
      • “Patty could meet them on Wednesday. She had an interpreting gig.”
  7. Get it. Meaning: understand, mengerti, paham.
    • Example:
      • “Okay. Okay. I get it. I’ll give whatever you want. Just don’t touch my baby!”
  8. Go. Meaning: try, kesempatan untuk mencoba.
    • Example:
      • “Lemme have a go. I might do better than you.”
  9. Gross. Meaning: disgusting, menjijikan.
    • Example:
      • “Stop it! Picking your nose is really a gross habit.”
  10. Goof up. Meaning: made a serious mistake, membuat kesalahan, mengacau.
    • Example:
      • “I really goofed up when I painted my room green.”

Compiled and written by @miss_qiak at @EnglishTips4U on Saturday, December 15, 2012

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