Have you ever heard your English native speaking friends saying some strange words that you cannot look them up in the dictionary? Well, it is when they are using slang – the real-life everyday language. Check out the list of some English commonly used slang below to understand your friends better.
Hangover: the headache in the morning after a heavy drinking night
I get a terrible hangover due to the reunion party last night.
Busted: get caught doing something bad
He was busted stealing a bike yesterday.
Dump (to dump somebody): to break up with somebody
“Why does she look so upset?”
“Her boyfriend dumped her last night.”
In no time: Very soon.
He’ll arrive at the airport in no time.
Crush (to have a crush on somebody): to be attracted to somebody/ to held a romantic feeling for somebody
She has been having a crush on him for three years.
Hooked (to be hooked on something): addicted to something
I’m totally hooked on that new TV show.
Screw up: do something badly/ make a mistake
He screwed up all the group project this time.
Weirdo: an eccentric person
The new student transferred to our class is really a weirdo.
“He didn’t say anything seeing his girlfriend goes out with another guy.”
“Well, he is such a chicken.”
“You are so nuts thinking I will go to the haunted house with you.”
Is this list helpful for you? More lists of English commonly used slang will come out in no time.
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