#USSlang: American slang (19)

  1. Pad. Meaning: a place to live.
    • Example:
      • “I need to find a new pad. Could you accompany me when I’m searching for it, Steve?”
  2. Peanuts. Meaning: a very small amount of money or no money at all.
    • Example:
      • “Julia won’t do the task for peanuts.”
  3. Pop for (something). Meaning: buy.
    • Example:
      • “It’s David’s turn to pop for popcorn.”
  4. Quarterback. Meaning: lead.
    • Example:
      • “I think Jeff is the right person to quarterback today’s meeting.”
  5. Rack. Meaning: bed.
    • Example:
      • “If you want to look good on your wedding day, you must hit the rack now, Patty.”
  6. Racket Meaning: noise.
    • Example:
      • “Javier can’t sleep last night because there was a lot of racket in his house.”
  7. Rag. Meaning: newspaper.
    • Example:
      • “Jane’s article is posted on the rag today. Have you read it?”
  8. Split. Meaning: leave.
    • Example:
      • “Could you please tell your sister that I’ll split the city tomorrow morning, Dave?”
  9. Trash. Meaning: destroy.
    • Example:
      • “Juliet’s brother trashed her room.”
  10. Upbeat. Meaning: positive.
    • Example:
      • “Jason always has an upbeat mind.”

Compiled and written by @iisumarni at @EnglishTips4U  on Sunday, May 5, 2013

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