Commonly-Used American Slang - Page 9

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grubby
Those clothes are too grubby to wear to the party.

grungy
That is a really grungy jacket.

gut
He got shot in the gut.

gut
The gut issue is about what we are going to do now.

guts
It takes a lot of guts to give the boss your true opinion.

hairy
That was a hairy plane trip. I am glad the storm is over.

hammer
Put the hammer to the floor or we will be late for the wedding.

hang it up
I have decided to hang up my teaching job.

hang loose
Just hang loose for another few days.

hang tough
We need to hang tough on our decision.

hardware
The police were surprised by all the hardware the gang members had.

have a buzz on
I had a buzz on after the third martini.

have good vibes
I have good vibes about our new secretary.

have it all together
Recently I don't have it all together.

heave
I heaved up on the floor.
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