Commonly-Used American Slang - Page 18

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spud
Do you want rice or spuds for dinner?

square
My father looks square in his jacket.

steamed up
Don't get so steamed up over the issue.

stink
This whole operation stinks.

straight
I want you to give me a straight answer.

stressed
I am really stressed by all the recent world events.

sucker
Don't be a sucker.

take a hike
I am tired of all your complaining. Take a hike.

taken
He was taken for all his money at the casino.

taking care of business
I have been taking care of business.

threads
Those look like expensive threads he is wearing.

tool around
I don't want to tool around all night. It is time to go home.

totaled
My car was totaled in the accident with the garbage truck.
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