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'gotta' love

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show appreciation for someone or something

'Gotta' love that team.  They always give more than 100% every time.

bazinga/gotcha (got you)

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someone tells you something that you don’t expect to hear and it is better than you think, and then that person replies with “bazinga" or "gotcha,” meaning s/he was kidding you

Conversation:

Sam  I just beat the number 1 tennis player at our school.  

Oscar:  Wow ... Really?  

Sam:  No … Gotcha!

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Cabbage Patch/happy dance

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arms moving around and circling, dancing to express happiness

I did the Cabbage Patch dance when I got the raise that I wasn’t expecting.

easy-peasy

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expressing that what you are doing is not at all difficult

I can fix this car within a day -- easy-peasy.

eh?

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spoken by some older people when they may not hear what you are saying

Conversation:

Margaret:  How are 'ya' doin’ today, Charles?

Charles:  Eh?

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enough said

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the person doesn’t need to say anything more about it

Enough said. We don’t need to continue this conversation.

Ew!

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said when you really don’t like something that is disgustful

Ew!  She just vomited.

eye-rolling

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an action made when you can’t believe what you saw or what someone said

Oh please!

eyeball

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looking at something very carefully

He eyeballed the space to see if all of the electronic equipment would fit there.  (and)  The little boy was eyeballing a piece of chocolate that was on the table. 

eyebrows/raised eyebrows

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what? (or) surprise (or) used to get the attention of others (or) used to emphasize that you are waiting for an answer

What!? (not spoken)