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English Slang Words

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Sometimes you may find yourself hearing words in the street that you haven't seen in your English text books before.

Confusingly, you may only hear these words in one country! In fact, slang can be specific to a country, a town or even a specific group of people.

Below are some of the most common slang words or expressions that you may hear in an English speaking country.

Just put the word/words into the sentence you think they might belong to.

Slang Words

  • Cut it out - Stop doing it
  • What's up? - How are you?
  • Loaded - to have a lot of money
  • ID - identification
  • Knackered - exhausted, very tired
  • Flunk - fail
  • See ya - see you later
  • 24/7 - 24 hours, 7 days a week

Lesson by Caroline

Now complete the following sentences with the correct word:

  • 1. That guy has two Ferraris and a Porsche, he's !
  • 2. I have been working since 5 AM this morning, I'm ..
  • 3. The shop around the corner is open so you can get groceries whenever you need.
  • 4. I've got to go to class now, !
  • 5. I can't that exam. I need to get at least a B or my parents will go crazy.
  • 6. Did you bring your ? That bar is really strict and they don’t let you in if you don't have any.
  • 7. Hey ? I haven't seen you in ages!
  • 8. Emily stop annoying me. !