Commonly-Used American Slang - Page 12

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knock
Don't knock it if you can't do it any better.

knocked up
My dog gets knocked up once a year.

knockout
Who was that knockout I saw you with last Friday?

knuckle sandwich
Shut up or I'll give you a knuckle sandwich.

kook
Watch out for all the kooks in this neighborhood.

laid-back
You need to be more laid-back.

lame
That is really a lame excuse.

line
I have heard that line a million times.

loser
John is a loser.

love handles
I exercise every day, but I can't get rid of these love handles.

make waves
Try not to make waves around the office.

maxed out
I am maxed out at my work and need to rest.

mean
He plays a mean violin.

mega
I have mega amounts of tomatoes in my garden this summer.

megabucks
He made megabucks when he sold his company.
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