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Thanksgiving Toast
one of many toasts (holding up wine glasses) given before eating the traditional Thanksgiving meal in late November to express gratitude for your food, family, and friends
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cop, pig, the five-O, the fuzz,

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an informal way to refer to the police

The cop pulled me over because I was driving too fast.

crazy

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batty, bonkers, cuckoo, crazy, insane, loco, nuts, out of one’s mind, wacko, wild,

doing strange things that are not 'normal' -- My friend looks a little cuckoo when she talks to her herself while studying in the library.

cut the cheese

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cut the cheese, fart, flatulate, pass gas, toot,

My little brother likes everybody to hear him fart.

darling

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babe, baby, darling, love, my love, sweetheart, sweetie,

What time will you be home, darling?

deceased, died, expired, passed away

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to die

My uncle passed away recently. It was very sad.

definitely

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certainly, completely, definitely, surely, totally,

being certain or sure about something -- I’m totally going to the soccer game!

die

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bite the dust, cross, cross over, die, kiss off (NSN), pass, pass away,

the opposite of live -- My husband passed away recently,  It has been very difficult for me to get through this.

ditch

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cut, ditch, play hooky, skip,

not being where you are supposed to be -- We played hooky from school yesterday, and we went to the beach.  I hope my mom doesn’t find out!

dork

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a dork, a weirdo, square, weird,

a person, often of high intelligence, who is not always accepted by the ‘cool people’ -- Can you believe what Ernie did?  He’s such a dork!

drunk (2)

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drunk, hammered, liquored up, plastered, ripped, smashed, tanked, totally drunk, wasted,

a result of drinking more alcohol than your body can handle -- My friend is smashed!  Can somebody drive him home?