Learning slang can be just as important as learning traditional idioms. Here are a few common examples of slang and modern idioms used in American English conversation, movies, and  TV shows. These phrases are best for advanced learners.

Post your own examples below!

  1. Ace- to do very well at an activity
    • I did so well on that English test, I aced it!
  2. To pull all nighter- to work or study through the night without sleeping
    • I had so much studying to do yesterday I had to pull an all nighter. I am exhausted!
  3. Couch potato- someone who does not exercise and likes to sit on the couch and watch TV
    • After work I like relaxing and being a couch potato.

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