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美国留学必备:美国俚语葵花宝典 slang(完整版)  

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抵美已经将近半年了,但是还是很多时候他们在我面前说话还是bla,bla,bla,bla.......

于是我和我的美国朋友有了一次深刻的交流,终于完成了俚语葵花宝典

当然你不用自宫了,但是这些都是常用的美国俚语,希望对大家有所帮助。

首先我们从A开始



 

A

ace

He's an ace reporter

very good


 

action

Do you know where the action is in this town?

excitement


 

airhead

My sister's boyfriend is a real airhead

stupid person


 

all wet

Your ideas about politics are all wet.

completely wrong


 

all-nighter

I almost fell asleep during the test after an all-nighter.

after studying all night


 

ammo

The gun was useless after the killer ran out of ammo.

ammunition


 

antifreeze

I really need some antifreeze in me on cold days like this.

liquor


 

armpit

This town is really an armpit.

undersirable place


 

awesome

What an awesome sunset.

meaning



 

B

bad

Wow, that was really a bad movie.

intense


 

barf

He barfed all over the seat of the airplane.

vomited


 

bashed

The boat was bashed beyond recognition.

crushed


 

beat

After working all day I am really beat.

exhausted


 

beemer

He just bought a new beemer to drive to work in.

BMW car


 

bench

He was benched during the basketball playoffs.

taken out of the game


 

bent

It's OK. Don't get so bent.

angry


 

bent out of shape

Don't get so bent out of shape.

become upset


 

big gun

The president brought two big guns to the meeting.

powerful people


 

big mouth

Shut up! You really have a big mouth.

talk too much


 

big stink

The citizens made a big stink about the new nuclear power station.

big issue


 

blade

He carried a ten inch blade with him.

knife


 

blimp

I always seem to have a blimp sitting next to me when I travel.

very fat person


 

blow

I'm going to blow out of here now.

leave

He blew all his money gambling.

lost
            
         

blow a fuse

Hey, don't blow a fuse.

loose your temper


 

blow one's cool

Calm down. Don't blow your cool.

become angry


 

blown away

I was blown away by his donation of a million dollars.

greatly impressed


 

bomb

The movie was a bomb.

bad


 

bombed

The driver of the car was bombed.

intoxicated


 

bonkers

I think I am going bonkers.

crazy


 

boo-boo

If you make another boo-boo like that, you won't have a job.

mistake


 

booze

I promised to bring two bottles of booze to the party.

alcohol


 

bread

I need some bread to pay for my car.

money


 

break

A lucky break helped him get the job.

opportunity


 

break it up

Break it up, or I will call the police.

stop


 

bring-down

The news of the airplane crash was a bring-down.

depressing


 

buck

Do you have a buck I can borrow?

dollar


 

bummed

I was really bummed after I heard the news.

depressed


 

bummer

My trip to New York was a bummer.

bad experience


 

bust

The whole idea was a bust.

failure


 

buy it

If you don't slow down, you're going to buy it in a car accident.

die



 

C

call

The weatherman made a good call about when the storm would come.

prediction


 

can

Do you know where the can is?

bathroom


 

carb

My motorcycle's carb is out of adjustment.

carburetor


 

catch some rays

I'm going to lie on the beach and catch some rays.

get some sunshine


 

catch some Z's

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

get some sleep


 

cheesy

That is really a cheesy looking outfit.

cheap


 

chicken

Don't be a chicken.

coward


 

chintzy

That really was a chintzy present you got him.

cheap


 

chow down

I need to find a place to chow down.

eat a lot


 

clip

Watch out or they will clip you at that bar.

cheat


 

clunker

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

old car


 

cold fish

My date for the dance was a cold fish.

dull


 

collar

I knew they would collar the robber sooner or later.

arrest


 

come up for air

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

take a break


 

con

Don't try to con me.

deceive


 

cool

This is a really cool place to work.

good


 

cool down

Things should cool down in a day or two.

calm down


 

cop

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

stole

The cop showed me his badge.

pliceman


 

couch potato

He is a couch potato.

lazy person


 

crack open a bottle

Let's crack open a bottle for his birthday.

open


 

cram

I need more time to cram for the test.

study hard


 

cream

Our team creamed them badly.

beat


 

croak

I feel like I am going to croak.

die


 

cruise

The skier was cruising down the hill

going very fast


 

cuffs

He put the cuffs on the killer.

handcuffs


 

cushy

He has a really cushy job.

easy


 

cut

Could you cut my whiskey with a little water?

dilute


 

cut out

It is late. I have to cut out.

leave



 

D

damage

Lets get the bill and find out the damage.

cost


 

dead

This disco is really dead tonight.

quiet


 

deck

He was decked in the fight.

knocked down


 

deep pockets

Her boyfriend has deep pockets.

is a good source of mone


 

dicey

Since the weather is a little dicey, I won't go today.

chancy


 

dirty

I hear that it's a dirty movie.

an obscene


 

ditch

I'll ditch my younger brother with my grandmother.

leave


 

do a snow job on

Don't try to do a snow job on me.

deceive


 

dope

He is such a dope.

stupid person

There are a lot of dope dealers around here.

drug


 

dork

He is such a dork.

strange person


 

dough

I need some dough before I can go Christmas shopping.

money


 

down

Let's go to a bar and down a few beers.

drink quickly


 

drag

Doing homework on the weekend is a drag.

boring


 

dynamite

This drink is really dynamite.

powerful; great




 

E

earful

My grandmother gave me an earful about the neighborhood.

a lot of gossip


 

easy mark

The Japanese are an easy mark because they usually carry cash.

likely victims


 

eat

The problem is really eating away at me.

bothering


 

excellent

That's excellent man.

fine



 

F

face-off

The two sides were headed for a nasty face-off.

confrontation


 

far-out

This music is really far-out.

great


 

fix

The addict needs another fix.

dose of drugs


 

flaky

He is too flaky to do the work.

unreliable


 

flashback

At the wedding he had a flashback of his old girlfriend.

rememebered


 

flick

I haven't seen a flick in a long time.

movie


 

flip out

He flipped out when he heard that his mother had been killed.

lost control


 

flip side

What kind of music do you have on the flip side of the tape?

other side


 

fox

His older sister is a fox.

very attractive


 

foxy

She is a foxy lady.

sexy


 

freebie

The pillow was a freebie

a free thing



 

G

get into something

I got into gardening in high school.

became seriously inteseted in


 

get it

I listened to the joke twice, but I still don't get it.

understand


 

get with it

If you don't get with it, we will never finish this work.

hurry up


 

gig

I have a gig on Saturday night from 7:00 to 10:00.

job


 

glitch

This computer program has a glitch.

defect


 

glitzy

This is a pretty glitzy hotel to be staying in.

fashionable


 

go

Let me have a go at solving the problem.

try


 

go bananas

I am going to go bananas if I don't have a vacation soon.

go crazy


 

go down

What is going down?

happening


goof

I am really a goof at times.

fool


 

goof up

I really goofed up when I painted my room green.

make a serious mistake


goofy

You are always acting goofy these days.

silly

            
         

gourd

Use your gourd to figure out what is happening.

head


 

grand

His salary is twenty grand.

thousand dollars


 

grass

Lots of students smoke grass in the dormitory.

marijiuana


 

gravy

This job is pure gravy.

easy money


 

groovy

This music is groovy.

pleasant


 

gross

Picking your nose is really a gross habit.

disgusting


 

gross-out

The party was a gross-out.

disgusting time


 

grub

Where is the best place to get some grub around here?

food


 

grubby

Those clothes are too grubby to wear to the party.

unclear and untidy


 

grungy

That is a really grungy jacket.

dirty


 

gut

He got shot in the gut.

stomach


 

guts

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

courage



 

H

hairy

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

dangerous


 

hammer

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

accelerator


 

hang it up

I have decided to hang up my teaching job.

quit


 

hang loose

Just hang loose for another few days.

relax


 

hang tough

We need to hang tough on our decision.

stick with


 

hardware

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

weapons


 

have a buzz on

I had a buzz on after the third martini.

was slightly intoxicated


 

have good vibes

I have good vibes about our new secretary.

feel good about


 

have it all together

Recently I don't have it all together.

feel mentally all there


 

heave

I heaved up on the floor.

vomited


 

high

The teenagers look high to me.

intoxicated on drugs or alcohol


 

hip-shooter

He is such a hip-shooter.

always talking without thinking


 

history

I don't have any idea where my old boyfriend is. He's history.

something in the past


 

hit

Your proposal was a hit with the boss.

successful


 

hole up

I had to hole up for three days because the police were looking for me.

hide


 

honcho

The honcho says that we are going to have to give up two days of our vacation.

boss


 

hooker

Her clothes make her look like a hooker.

prostitute


 

hot

The police stopped them because they thought the car was hot.

stolen


 

huffy

I will do it soon so please don't get huffy.

angry


 

hungry

If you are not hungry, you won't get ahead in the business.

eager to make money


 

hustle

If you don't hustle, we will be late again.

hurry up


 

hyped

The fans were all hyped up for the football game.

excited


 

hyper

Don't get hyper about what she told you. You know it isn't true.

over excited



 

I

in

The tie you are wearing is really in.

fashionable


 

in deep

They are really in deep with each other.

deeply involved


 

in the bag

Everything is in the bag. There is nothing to worry about.

settled


 

intense

This is a very intense situation we are discussing.

serious



 

J

jam

I am glad you got yourself out of that jam.

trouble


 

jerk someone around

Recently it seems like everyone is jerking me around.

wasting my time and cause my trouble


 

jock

My roommate is a jock for the basketball team.

an athlete


 

john

The john really smells.

bathroom


 

joint

Where is the closest joint to here.

cheap bar

He is good at rolling joints.

marijuana cigerattes


 

junkie

Sam is a junkie.

drug addict


 

just off the boat

He acts like he is just off the boat.

naive



 

K

keep one's cool

He kept his cool when his house burned down.

remain calm


 

kegger

I hear there is a kegger at John's house tonight.

beer party


 

kick

I get a kick out of watching him paint.

enjoy


 

klutz

He is a real klutz.

stupid and clumsy person


 

knock

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

criticize


 

knocked up

My dog gets knocked up once a year.

pregnant


 

knockout

Who was that knockout I saw you with last Friday?

stunning person


 

knuckle sandwich

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

punch in the mouth


 

kook

Watch out for all the kooks in this neighborhood.

strange person



 

L

laid-back

You need to be more laid-back.

calm and relaxed


 

lame

That is really a lame excuse.

an inadequate


 

line

I have heard that line a million times.

story


 

loser

John is a loser.

annoying and useless


 

love handles

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

rolls of fat around my stomach



 

M

make waves

Try not to make waves around the office.

cause trouble


 

maxed out

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

exhuasted


 

mean

He plays a mean violin.

performs well on


 

mega

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

large


 

megabucks

He made megabucks when he sold his company.

a lot of money


 

mellow

You need to mellow out and enjoy life.

calm downand relax


 

meltdown

There has been a meltdown in the relationship between my parents and me.

total collapse


 

mickey mouse

The homework the teacher gave us was mickey mouse.

nonsense and a waste of time


 

move on someone

I am going to try to move on Sarah next Saturday.

pick up seduce


 

mush

That is total mush and you know it.

nonsense



 

N

nark

Watch out for the narks in the airport.

drug police


 

neat

That was a neat idea that you had.

good


 

negative

There are too many negatives about the company merger.

bad things


 

nick

The police nicked the shoplifter as he was leaving the store.

arrested


 

nip

He took a nip out of the bottle.

a quick drink


 

no sweat

It's no sweat to have the report in to you by Monday.

no problem


 

nuke

I'll nuke our dinner in a few minutes.

heat up in the microwave

Does that attack plane have any nukes?

nuclear weapon


 

nut

I think that he is a nut.

crazy person

You are completely nuts if you think I will go with you.

crazy



 

P

pad

Have you found a pad yet?

a place to live


 

pain in the neck

My wife's best friend is a pain in the neck.

annoying


 

paper-pusher

My office is filled with paper-pushers.

bureaucratic office work


 

party animal

You're too old to be a party animal.

love parties


 

party-hearty

We need to party-hearty because we just got a raise in salary.

celebrate


 

paw

Get your paws off of my body.

hands


 

peanuts

I am not going to work for peanuts.

practically no money


 

pickled

He gets pickled after only one beer.

intoxicated


 

piece of cake

Working on a computer for me is a piece of cake.

easy to do


 

pig

He is a pig at parties.

eats too much


 

pig out

Let's go to the restaurant and pig out.

eat a lot or overeat


 

pit stop

Let's make a pit stop at the next rest area.

stop and go to the bathroom


 

plastered

He drinks too much and is always plastered on the weekend.

intoxicated


 

pooped out

He pooped out after we started to do the hard work.

quit


 

pop

Shut up or I will pop you.

hit


 

pop for something

It is my turn to pop for the doughnuts.

buy


 

pro

He is really a pro at his work.

professional


 

prod

Can you give me a gentle prod next week so I won't forget?

remind


 

psyched up

The players are really psyched up for the game on Friday.

mentally ready


 

psycho

She is a psycho. She should be in a hospital.

mentally ill


 

puke

I feel like I am going to puke.

vomit


 

push off

I am going to push off now.

leave


 

put the moves on

You should give up trying to put the moves on her. She is married.

seduce


 

put-on

It was an elaborate put-on which I almost believed.

deception



 

Q

quarterback

Who is going to quarterback the meeting?

lead


 

quick buck

I need to make a quick buck.

some easy money



 

R

rack

I have to hit the rack by ten or I'll be tired in the morning.

bed


 

rack out

I am going to rack out for two hours.

sleep


 

racket

There sure was a lot of racket outside last night.

noise


 

rag

I can't believe we still get this same old rag.

newspaper


 

rap

We need to sit down and rap about a few things.

talk about


 

rathole

When are you going to be able to move out of that rathole?

run down palce


 

raw

The raw office workers were not getting much done.

new


 

ream someone out

The boss really reamed him out for his bad report.

got angry with him


 

red hot

Your idea is really red hot.

important


 

repo

Hey, don't repo my car. I will pay next week.

repossess


 

rinky-dink

The circus was really rinky-dink.

inferior


 

riot

The comedy program was a real riot.

funny


 

road hog

That driver is a road hog.

takes up too much of the road


 

rocks

Would you like your whiskey on the rocks?

with ice


 

rough time

We have had a rough time this winter.

hard time


 

rug

Is that a rug on his head?

wig


 

rug rat

My sister has three rug rats.

children


 

rule

My wife rules the house.

dominates


 

run off at the mouth

He is always running off at the mouth.

talking too much


 

run out of gas

The politician ran out of gas during the campaign.

lost interst or momentum



 

S

sack

When did you hit the sack last night?

go to bed


 

scam

Don't lose your money in some kind of scam.

swindle


 

scarf

Since he hadn't eaten in a week, he scarfed down everything on his plate.

ate quickly


 

schmuck

What a stupid schmuck.

jerk


 

screw around

If you screw around all day at this work, you will have to come back again.

waste time


 

screw up

If you screw up one more time, I will fire you.

make a mistake


 

sharp

He is very sharp with numbers

intelligent


 

shot

I'll give the puzzle another shot.

try


 

shot down

Everyone shot down my idea at first, but later agreed that it was a good idea.

disagreed with


 

slammer

The police threw them both in the slammer.

jail


 

smashed

Try not to get smashed at the beer party.

intoxicated


 

smoke eater

My father is a smoke eater.

fireman


 

split

It is time to split and go see the movie.

leave


 

spook

The cows were spooked by the howling of the wolves.

frightened


 

spud

Do you want rice or spuds for dinner?

potatoes


 

square

My father looks square in his jacket.

old-fashioned


 

steamed up

Don't get so steamed up over the issue.

angry


 

stink

This whole operation stinks.

is repulsive


 

straight

I want you to give me a straight answer.

honest


 

stressed

I am really stressed by all the recent world events.

upset


 

sucker

Don't be a sucker.

be deceived



 

T

take a hike

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

leave


 

taken

He was taken for all his money at the casino.

cheated out of


 

taking care of business

I have been taking care of business.

doing what i have to do


 

threads

Those look like expensive threads he is wearing.

clothes


 

tool around

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

drive around


 

totaled

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

complemently wrecked



 

U

up

He has been up ever since he met his new girlfriend.

happy and cheerful


 

up for grabs

This is a sale. Everything is up for grabs.

available



 

V

veg out

I want to veg out in front of the television this evening.

relax and do nothing


 

vibes

He really gives off good vibes.

feeling



 

w

wad

You don't want to carry a wad like that with you in the big city.

bundle of money


 

waste

After you waste him, throw the body in the river.

kill


 

wheels

If you let me borrow your wheels, I'll go out and buy a pizza.

car


 

whiz

He is a whiz at the computer.

talented person


 

wired

I am really wired after drinking five cups of coffee.

altert


 

wussy

Don't be such a wussy all the time. Say what you are thinking.

weak person



 

Y

yukky

This food tastes yukky

bad



 

Z

zapped

I am too zapped to help you right now.

exhuasted


 

zip

He knew zip about running the company.

nothing


 

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