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Chapter 36. Slang > Exercise #3 for Practice - Pg. 95

Slang 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. el cheapo rad steamed hit the bricks freak (out) freebie maxed out shades gofer nuts quick fix the least expensive one great; wonderful angry start walking to be shocked or disoriented something given for free exhausted; tired dark glasses Someone who goes for things and brings them back; an underling crazy a fast, though temporary, solution My second car is an el cheapo. What a rad suit! Harry was steamed at his insurance company. Agree to our demands or we hit the bricks. Everyone freaked when the earthquake hit. The ski tickets were freebies from the manager. Felix has been working too hard and he is maxed out. I need my shades. The sun is too bright. 95 Barry was hired as a gofer to pick up documents from headquarters. The noisy fan is driving me nuts. We did a quick fix on the circuit-board assembler. Exercise #3 for Practice Practicing with Slang Match the slang terms from the list on the previous page with the following definitions. There are twenty slang terms and ten sentences, so you will not use all of the terms listed above. Check your answers at the end of the section. 1.1. Stella was so __________ that she slept through the seminar. maxed out; 1.2. Jake is such a __________ that he spends all of his time at the gym. jock; 1.3. You are __________ to walk in the alley after midnight. nuts; 1.4. If you will __________ I'll explain everything. chill out; 1.5. Ashley really __________ when he heard the bad news. freaked; 1.6. Ziggy and Rick are real talkers and __________ at every opportunity. schmooze; 1.7. Our family moved to the__________ to get away from the city traffic. burbs; 1.8. Do not spend too much money for tickets. Get the ___________ seats. el cheapo; 1.9. Can you do a __________ on the engine to keep it running for a few days? quick fix; 1.10. You look tired. Why don't you ___________ on the coach? catch some Zs