Commonly-Used American Slang - Page 4

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catch some Z's
I need to catch some Z's before I go on my trip.

cheesy
That is really a cheesy looking outfit.

chicken
Don't be a chicken.

chintzy
That really was a chintzy present you got him.

chow down
I need to find a place to chow down.

clip
Watch out or they will clip you at that bar.

clunker
I can't go on a date in that clunker.

cold fish
My date for the dance was a cold fish.

collar
I knew they would collar the robber sooner or later.

come up for air
He has to come up for air or he will die from exhaustion.

con
Don't try to con me.

cool
This is a really cool place to work.

cool down
Things should cool down in a day or two.

cop
How did you get the road sign? I copped it.

cop
The cop showed me his badge.
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