#USSlang: American slang (15)

  1. Pig out. Meaning: to eat a lot, makan dalam jumlah banyak secara rakus.
    • Example:
      • “It is finally done! Let’s go to the restaurant and pig out.”
  2. Rathole. Meaning: run down place, tempat kumuh, tempat yang tidak layak.
    • Example:
      • “When are you going to be able to move out of that rathole?”
  3. Steamed up. Meaning: angry, marah, naik darah.
    • Example:
      • “You really need to control your anger. Don’t get steamed up so easily.”
  4. Up for grab. Meaning: available, tersedia dan boleh dipilih.
    • Example:
      • “Everything is up for grab. Choose whichever you like.”
  5. Put the moves on. Meaning: seduce, merayu, mendekati.
    • Example:
      • “You should give up trying to put the moves on her. She is married.”
  6. Straight. Meaning: honest, jujur, berterus terang.

    • Example:
      • “Don’t waste my time! I want you to give me a straight answer.”
  7. Puke. Meaning: vomit, muntah.

    • Example:
      • “Where’s the nearest loo? I feel like I am going to puke.”
  8. No sweat. Meaning: no problem, bukan masalah.

    • Example:
      • “It’s no sweat to have the report in to you by Monday.”
  9. Make waves. Meaning: cause trouble, mengakibatkan masalah/keributan.

    • Example:
      • “Try not to make waves around the office.”
  10. Laid-back. Meaning: calm and relaxed, bersikap santai.

    • Example:
      • “You need to be more laid-back. Let’s go have some fun. ;)”

Compiled and written by @miss_qiak at @EnglishTips4U on Saturday, January 5, 2013

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