Back to School: Idiomatic Phrases - Slang Phrases

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Idiomatic phrases – group of words that do not mean what they appear to mean.

Slang Phrases – socially taboo and seldom used

  1. Lemon – defective

  2. Cut in – move oneself; interrupt conversation

  3. Can’t punch one’s way out of a paper bag – an expression of contempt for a weak and cowardly boxer.

  4. Cha-ching – cash, money

  5. Bag off – get rid, to go away

  6. Butt in – to interfere, to interrupt

  7. Crib – house

  8. Dead beat – restless

  9. Ace it – perform well

  10. Ants in one’s pants – uneasy, anxious


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