Learn American slang

Learn American slang Espresso English Read the conversations and choose the correct definition for the slang!

Learn American Slang

Congratulations - you have completed Learn American Slang. You scored %%SCORE%% out of %%TOTAL%%. Your performance has been rated as %%RATING%%
Your answers are highlighted below.
Question 1
"I was in a car accident yesterday."

"Oh my gosh! Are you okay?"

"I'm fine, but my car is totaled."

totaled = _________________

A
completely destroyed
B
not working
C
at the mechanic
Question 2
"Who's your favorite actress?"

"Angelina Jolie. She's so hot!"

hot = _________________

A
from a hot country
B
talented, rich
C
beautiful, sexy
Question 3
"What happened to Sally last night?"

"She drank so much that she puked - so she had to go home and change clothes."

puked = _________________

A
spilled her drink on herself
B
lost consciousness
C
vomited
Question 4
"What's that you're munching on?"

"Popcorn. Want some?"

munching on = _________________

A
throwing away
B
making
C
eating
Question 5
"How's your daughter?"

"Oh, she's a typical teenager - loves to hang out at the mall all week."

hang out = _________________

A
go shopping
B
chat with friends
C
spend time
Question 6
"Wow, your arms are ripped. Do you work out?"

"Yeah, I'm at the gym every day."

ripped = _________________

A
with well-defined muscles
B
beautiful or handsome
C
very large
Question 7
"Are you sure your roommate is OK with us having a party in your apartment?"

"He's really laid-back, he won't mind."

laid-back = _________________

A
sociable, extroverted
B
doesn't pay attention
C
calm, relaxed
Question 8
"I worked so hard on preparing my presentation, but it totally bombed."

"Ouch. Sorry to hear that."

bombed = _________________

A
exploded
B
failed, was bad
C
was forgotten
Question 9
"I'm gonna go skydiving while on vacation."

"Really? Wow. I don't have the guts to do that."

guts = _________________

A
courage
B
money
C
desire
Question 10
"Why don't you like Peter?"

"I don't really know. I just don't get a good vibe from him."

vibe = _________________

A
feeling, energy
B
first impression
C
conversation
Question 10 Explanation: 
"vibe" is short for "vibration"
Once you are finished, click the button below. Any items you have not completed will be marked incorrect. Get Results
There are 10 questions to complete.

 

Learn slang & informal English easily!

Learn American slang Espresso English

Click here for more information