Basic English Usage
Here are some more slang phrases that people in the US might use.
check out = to investigate something; to be verified as accurate; inspect someone to assess their attractiveness
Check this out! His story actually checks out: they really did work all weekend. Now he's smiling at you. Are you checking him out? Be professional!
jump ship = quit a job because you think the company is going to fail or because you want to join a rival company
It makes no sense to jump ship just before our IPO. That would be a dumb time to leave.
killer = outstanding; devastating; very difficult
I downloaded a killer app to learn math, because that last test was a killer.
my bad = that was my mistake, sorry about that
My bad! I wasn't paying attention, and I got it all wrong.
piece of cake = very easy
The math test was a piece of cake. Studying with that app really helped.
roll with it = accept things as they are or as they happen
This job can be frustrating at times, but I've learned to roll with it.
Lesson: Slang 4
Course: Basic English Usage