#USSlang: American slang (20)

  1. Ditch. Meaning: leave, meninggalkan.
    • Example:
      • “Someone ditched a red porche by the cliff last night. Police found coccaine in the trunk.”
  2. Easy mark. Meaning: likely victim, sasaran kejahatan.
    • Example:
      • “Don’t wear so many gold. They’ll only make you an easy mark for robberies.”
  3. Gourd. Meaning: head, kepala, akal sehat.
    • Example:
      • “You really need to use your gourd to figure out what women want.”
  4. Hit. Meaning: success, keberhasilan.
    • Example:
      • “Sherina’s KAKAO TALK advertisement definitely made a great hit. Everybody seem to like it.”
  5. Mean. Meaning: perform well, dilakukan dengan baik atau luar biasa.
    • Example:
      • “My mom cooks some mean rendang. You should definitely try some.”
  6. Line. Meaning: story, cerita, ucapan, alasan.
    • Example:
      • “When are you going to change? I’ve heard that line a million times.”
  7. Nut. Meaning: crazy person, orang gila.
    • Meaning:
      • “I suggest you don’t go near him. I think he’s a nut.”
  8. Rathole. Meaning: run down place, tempat kumuh atau tidak layak tinggal.
    • Example:
      • “When are you going to be able to move out of that rathole?”
  9. Schmuck. Meaning: jerk, bajingan.
    • Example:
      • Who’s that guy?

      • Oh he’s nobody. He’s just a random schmuck from old time.

  10. Rack. Meaning: bed, tempat tidur.
    • Meaning:
      • “I have to hit the rack soon or I’ll be tired in the morning.”

Now that you have 10 more slang words in your repertoire, it’s time to put them to practice. Make your own example and leave comment below :)

Compiled and written by @Miss_Qiak at @EnglishTips4U on Wednesday, June 12, 2013

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