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Most common slang words in English

airhead: stupid person.
"Believe it or not, Dave can sometimes act like an airhead!"

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amigo: friend (from Spanish).
"I met many amigos at Dave's ESL Cafe."

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ammunition: toilet paper.
"Help! We're completely out of ammunition!"

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antifreeze: alcohol.
"I'm going to need a lot of antifreeze tonight!"

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armpit: dirty, unappealing place.
"This cheap motel is an absolute armpit!"

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ass [offensive] (1): backside.
"I fell on my ass on the ski slopes."

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ass (2): an unworthy and hated person.
"I cannot be friends when you act like an ass."

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awesome: great and impressive.
"Dave's ESL Cafe is truly awesome!"

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baby boomer: a person born from the end of the Second World War until the early 1960s.
"Dave Sperling was born in 1961, so he's considered a baby boomer."

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ball (1): a fun time.
"I really had a ball in Dave's ESL class."

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ball [offensive] (2): a testicle.
"After getting kicked in the balls, his voice seemed much higher."

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bang (1): a very powerful thing.
"Disneyland is really a bang!"

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bang (2): a powerful effect.
"Japanese sake really has a bang!"

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barf (1): vomit.
"My dog barfed all over the carpet."

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barf (2): vomit.
"Don't step on the barf!"

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barf-out: a displeasing person or affair.
"That restaurant was a real barf-out."

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bazillion: an infinite number of something.
"Has Dennis really taught a bazillion students?"

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B-ball: basketball.
"Do you wanna play b-ball with me?"

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beans: money.
"I've worked for this company for ten years, but I still don't have beans."

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beat: tired.
"I'm really beat because I was awake all night."

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beemer: a BMW.
"He wants to buy a beemer when he makes more money."

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biggie: something important.
"I was hoping to get my homework completed, but it's no biggie. "

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biker: a motorcycle rider.
"Dave used to be a biker until he got into a serious motorcycle accident."

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bitch [offensive] (1): a very unpleasant woman.
"My boss can be such a bitch sometimes."

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bitch [offensive] (2): complain.
"Stop bitching and finish your homework!"

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bitchy [offensive]: moody.
"I like my friend Steve, even though he can be really bitchy."

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bod: body.
"Stalone has a great bod!"

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bonkers; go bonkers: crazy.
"If Dave works too hard, he sometimes goes slightly bonkers!"

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booboo: a mistake.
"I made a booboo on the last question of the exam."

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boob tube: television.
"Benjamin is always in front of the boob tube."

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booze: alcohol.
"The ESL party was fun, even though there wasn't any booze."

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boss: excellent; great.
"Dave's ESL Cafe is totally boss!"

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bread: money.
"Can I borrow some bread?"

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brew (1): coffee.
"Every morning Dave needs a fresh cup of brew."

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brew (2): beer.
"Do you want another brew, dude?"

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brewski: beer.
"I love drinking brewskies!"

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B.S.: bullshit; lies.
"I'm tired of listening to your B.S."

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bull: bullshit; lie.
"That's a bunch of bull!"

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bullshit [offensive]: lie; dishonesty.
"I don't like people that bullshit me"

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buns [possibly offensive]: the rear end; buttocks.
"Don't stare at my buns!"

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bushed: extremely tired.
"I'm completely bushed."

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butt: the buttocks.
"Stop sitting on your butt and help me wash the dishes!"

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catch some rays: get some sunshine.
"Let's go to the beach and catch some rays."

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cheesy: cheap; outmoded.
"Why are you wearing such cheesy clothes?"

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chicken: coward.
"Don't be such a chicken!"

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cool: excellent; superb.
"Dave's ESL Cafe is totally cool!"

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cooler, the: jail.
"If you drink and drive, you'll end up spending time in the cooler."

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couch potato: a person who watches too much television.
"Why did I have to marry such a couch potato?"

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crap [offensive] (1): something worthless.
"My furniture is a bunch of cheap crap."

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crap [offensive] (2): excrement.
"Yuck! I stepped on dog crap!"

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crap [offensive] (3): falsehoods and lies.
"I've had enough of your crap."

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deck: to hit someone.
"His wife almost decked him when he returned home with lipstick on his shirt."

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dicey: unpredictable; risky.
"Gambling is a dicey occupation."

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dinero: money (from Spanish).
"I wish I had more dinero!"

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dirt: extremely bad person.
"My ex-boyfriend was dirt."

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dirty: offensive; pornographic.
"Stop looking at the pictures in that dirty magazine!"

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dorky: strange; peculiar.
"If you keep acting so dorky, you'll never get a girlfriend!"

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dude: a male.
"That's really cool, dude!"

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dynamite: powerful; excellent.
"Dave gave a dynamite presentation."

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dinosaur: something old fashioned or out of date.
"I'd love to surf the Net, but unfortunately my computer is a dinosaur."

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el cheapo: something cheap.
"Since I don't make much money, I always purchase the el cheapo brand."

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evil: great; excellent.
"Your car is really evil!"

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eyeball: to stare long and hard at someone or something.
"Dave eyeballed his daughter's new boyfriend."

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eyepopper: something or someone visibly astounding.
"Wow, that girl is truly an eyepopper!"

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fab: fabulous.
"Dave's ESL Cafe is really fab!"

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face-off: confrontation.
"I think it's time we had a face-off."

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fart [offensive]: to expel intestinal gas.
"It's embarrassing to fart on the first date."

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fender-bender: small accident.
"This morning I had a fender-bender on the Ventura Freeway."

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flaky: unpredictable.
"I waited four hours for my flaky friend to show up."

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flashback: sudden memory.
"In Little Tokyo I had a flashback to my days living in Japan."

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flick: movie.
"Let's go out tonight and watch a flick."

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fox: attractive, alluring person.
"Is it true that Dave is a fox?"

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freebie: something that does not cost money.
"My trip to New York was a freebie."

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French kiss [possibly offensive]: kissing with the tongue.
"Dave's dog is always trying to French kiss him!"

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geek: someone who works too hard, is more intelligent than usual, and is slightly unattractive.
"Bill Gates is kind of a geek."

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get it: to understand something.
"Sorry, but I just don't get it."

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get naked [possibly offensive]: to completely relax and have a good time.
"Let's get naked tonight!"

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glitch: flaw.
"There must be a glitch in this softwware."

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go bananas: go slightly mad.
"This project is causing me to go bananas!"

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gomer: a dumb person.
"Stop acting like a gomer!"

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goof (1): a silly and foolish person.
"What a goof you are!"

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goof (2): make a mistake.
I really goofed on the test today."

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goof off (1): waste time.
"Stop goofing off and help me clean the house!"

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goof-off (2): someone who wastes time and isn't serious.
"A goof-off never does well in school"

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goof up: make a mistake.
"Oh no! I really goofed up!"

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goofy: silly.
"Kids always make me feel goofy!"

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grabbers: hands.
"Have you washed your grabbers, Benjamin?"

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grand: one thousand dollars.
"He's making over a hundred grand a year!"

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grass: marijuana.
"Have you ever smoked grass?"

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grub: food.
"Where's the grub?!"

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grubby: not clean.
"I always feel grubby in the morning."

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grungy: unclean and stinky.
"Grungy people are not allowed in Dave's house!"

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gut: a person's stomach; belly.
"Dave is getting a big gut because he loves chocolate ice cream and beer!"

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guts (1): courage.
"It took a lot of guts to ask his boss for a raise."

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guts (2): the nature of something.
"Let's get to the guts of Dave Sperling!"

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hairy: difficult; dangerous.
"The steep and windy road was really hairy."

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hang a left: make a left turn.
"Hang a left at the next corner."

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hang a right: make a right turn.
"Hang a right at the next corner."

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head: toilet.
"I really need to use the head!"

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hep: sensible; informed.
"She's a really hep student."

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hickey: a love bite on the skin.
"Wow! Is that a hickey on your neck?"

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hip: sensible; informed.
"He really tries hard to be hip."

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hooker [possibly offensive]: prostitute.
"You'll find a lot of hookers in the red light district."

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horny [possibly offensive]: sexually stimulated; in the mood for sex.
"Red wine seems to make my boyfriend horny. "

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hot (1): popular.
"Brad Pitt is really hot now."

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hot (2): sexy.
"Wow! Cindy Crawford is really hot!"

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humungous: really big.
"American supermarkets are humungous."

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hungries, to have: be hungry.
"I don't know about you, but I've got the hungries."

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hyper: overly excited.
"Children often get hyper when they are tired."

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icky: unpleasant.
"The food is really icky in the school cafeteria."

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I.D.: identification.
"If you want to order a beer, you'll need your I.D."

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I'm outta here: I'm leaving; I'm departing.
"Sorry, but I'm outta here, dude."

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in: fashionable.
"Ray-Ban sunglasses are really in now."

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ivories: teeth.
"Tom Cruise has really beautiful ivories."

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jack around [possibly offensive]: waste time.
"Will you please stop jacking around?"

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jam, in a (1): trouble.
"If you're in a jam, I promise to help you."

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jam (2): improvise (musically).
"I'd love to jam with Bon Jovi!"

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jamming, to be : going well.
"Dave's ESL Cafe is really jamming!"

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jerk: stupid or annoying person.
"How could you go out with such a jerk?"

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jillion: an immense number.
"Do you really have a jillion problems?"

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jock: someone good at sports.
"I've never been much of a jock."

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john: toilet.
"Where's the john?"

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K (k): a thousand.
"I could retire with 100 K (k)!"

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kick back: relax and enjoy.
"I wish I could kick back at the beach today."

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kick off: die.
"My dog finally kicked off."

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killer: something exceptional or great.
"Wow, your boyfriend is killer!"

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knock: condemn.
"Don't knock it unless you've tried it."

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knockout: beautiful woman; handsome man.
"Benjamin is already a knockout!"

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kook: peculiar person.
"Stop acting like a kook!"

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laid back: relaxed; calm.
"I always feel laid back at the beach."

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lame: incompetent.
"Dave is really lame when is comes to fixing his car."

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lip: cheeky talk.
"My students are always giving me lip!"

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loser: a bungling and worthless person.
"Why are you dating such a loser?"

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love handles: excess fat around the waist.
"Is it possible for Dave to lose his love handles?"

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luck out: to be lucky or fortunate.
"You really luck out by visiting Dave's ESL Cafe!"

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make waves: cause problems.
"Teachers don't like students to make waves."

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max, to the : maximum.
"I'm happy to the max."

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mega: big.
"American restaurants serve mega portions of food."

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megabucks: a large amount of money.
"It takes megabucks to live in Japan."

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mellow: relaxed.
"I'm feeling very mellow this evening."

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mickey-mouse: unimportant; time-wasting.
"I'm sick of this mickey-mouse job."

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monkey bite: a kiss that leaves a mark on the skin.
"I don't want any monkey bites tonight, okay?"

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munch out: to eat voraciously.
"Let's munch out on a large pizza!"

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nada: nothing (from Spanish).
"I know nada about politics."

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neat: cool; great.
"Isn't my new car neat?"

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noid: someone that's paranoid.
"Why are you so noid?"

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nuke (1): nuclear weapon.
"This world had too many nukes."

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nuke (2): destroy; delete.
"Sorry, but I accidentally nuked your e-mail message."

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nuke (3): cook something in the microwave oven.
"Can you nuke this frozen pizza for me?"

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Source(s):penpaland.com
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