Words & Phrases
something that has aged and is currently of good quality
My dear friend gave me a bottle of vintage wine that’s worth $250. (or) I love to shop at vintage clothing stores!
a word that means “Look at what I’ve done. It’s a success!”
Voila! The decorations on the cake are finished, and everything looks beautiful.
a large amount of money (that could fit into a person’s hand)
Tim: Did 'ya' see Robert? He had a wad of money in his hand.
Frank: Maybe he won it in Vegas!
Tim: Ha ha ...I doubt it.
asking someone to wake you up, usually at a hotel
Front Desk: Would you like a wake-up call?
Frank: Yes, at 7am please.
a realization that what you are currently doing needs to be changed
Getting that speeding ticket and having to pay so much money for the fine was a real wake-up call. Now I always drive the speed limit.
very crowded without any more room
Let’s get 'outa' here. This place is packed with wall-to-wall people!
crying with lots of tears (good or bad)
She really turned on the waterworks when she heard the good news. (or) Billy's got a 'lotta' waterworks goin' on. What's wrong Billy?
much, much better
My new cell phone is way better than the one I used to have.
a strange person
What a weirdo! He’s always making crazy sounds.
a large marine mammal
When you visit Southern California, I highly recommend going whale watching during the season.