Basic English Usage
Here are some more slang phrases that people in the US might use.
take off = leave suddenly; succeed suddenly
If I take a day off work, I might get on an airplane, and, after take off, I might take off my coat and relax. If my business sales were to take off, I might just take off and go to Maui for a well-deserved vacation.
zone out = daydream: to forget all about where you are or what your problems are
If the meeting becomes boring, I may zone out.
on the level = honest
You can trust Lee. He's always on the level.
up in the air = not certain, not resolved
Who won the election? No one knows. It's still up in the air.
bent out of shape = upset or angry about something
I don't know why Amy is so bent out of shape about the decision to cancel the meeting.
wrap it up = to finish something; to bring something to a close
Okay, you've been working on that report all week. It's time to wrap it up and send it off to headquarters.
Lesson: Slang 3
Course: Basic English Usage