Words & Phrases
challenging someone usually with no money involved
Janet: I think it was Tim who was our mascot during baseball season.
Herald: Ya 'wanna' bet? I know it wasn’t Tim; it was Mark!
when you or someone else is told that he/she has done well
Son: How did I do today, dad?
Father: 'Ya' did good, son.
one of the most common fillers
She really likes Billy, 'ya' know, and Billy, 'ya' know, is not really into her.
introduces some information you want to share
Well ... 'ya' know what? It’s getting late, so I need to get going. (and) 'Ya' know what? Jim asked Sally to go out with him.
do it at another time
Thanks for inviting me to lunch today, but I’ll have to take a rain check.
getting together with family or friends to drive somewhere for fun (usually a little far)
never been to the Grand Canyon.
Fred: Well then ...
Jennifer: Road Trip!
moving your eyes around when you are bothered by something
There he goes again … asking me for a ride when he can easily walk.
not polite or not respectful
It's rude to chew gum while talking to someone.
shout as loud as you can
You don’t have to scream at the top of your lungs; I’m right here and I can hear you ...
make one or more mistakes
I thought my interview was at 10:30, but it turned out to be at 10, so I was 30 minutes late. I totally screwed up!