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'Wanna' bet?/Do you want to bet?

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challenging someone usually with no money involved

Conversation:

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!

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'ya' did good

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when you or someone else is told that he/she has done well

Conversation:

Son: How did I do today, dad?

Father: 'Ya' did good, son.

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'ya' know ... (you know ...)

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one of the most common fillers

She really likes Billy, 'ya' know, and Billy, 'ya' know, is not really into her.

'Ya' know what? (You know what?)

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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.

rain check

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do it at another time

Thanks for inviting me to lunch today, but I’ll have to take a rain check.

road trip

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getting together with family or friends to drive somewhere for fun (usually a little far)

Conversation:

Fred:  I’ve never been to the Grand Canyon. 

Jennifer:  Me neither. 

Fred:  Well then ...

Jennifer:  Road Trip!

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roll eyes

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moving your eyes around when you are bothered by something

There he goes again … asking me for a ride when he can easily walk.

rude

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not polite or not respectful

It's rude to chew gum while talking to someone.

scream at the top of your lungs

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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 ...

screw up (2)

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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!