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  • #10246
    Russian language manager D

    What does adulting mean?

    Adulting is an informal term to describe behavior that is seen as responsible and grown-up. This behavior often involves meeting the mundane demands of independent and professional

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  • #10247
    Russian language manager D

    What does ard mean?
    For those residing in Philadelphia, ard is slang for “alright.”
    For those living outside of the area, it just looks like a typo …

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  • #10255
    Lead Community Manager

    I have often heard and read of people using the slang “bae”; I thought it might have meant something like best friend or something like that and only recently learned it actually meant: A pet name that

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  • #10258
    Russian language manager D

    chuffed
    The word chuffed is British slang for “very pleased.”
    Chuffed may come from an old word, chuff, meaning “puffed up with fat,” apparently taken up in slang as early as the 1860s to imply a sense

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  • #10259
    Russian language manager D

    gutted
    If something greatly displeases you in British English, you might say you’re gutted. To American English ears, gutted calls to mind something many may indeed find displeasing: when the guts of an

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  • #10260
    Russian language manager D

    What does subtweet mean?
    A subtweet is a negative post, especially on Twitter, targeting a certain person without directly mentioning them or their username.

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    Portuguese Language Manager

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  • #10265
    Portuguese Language Manager

    Beat (Adjective)
    In normal terms, beat would be used as a verb meaning ‘to win’ (Boston Celtics beat New York Knicks) or ‘to hit’ (Paul, stop beating your brother) however, in slang it means he

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  • #10312
    Russian language manager D

    What does fye mean?
    Fye is a slang expression used to describe someone or something that is excellent or in a state of excitement.

    Example: “**** this new ciara is soooo fye”

    Fye, pronounced “fi-yuh,”

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  • #10313
    Russian language manager D

    What does je ne sais quoi mean?

    Je ne sais quoi literally means “I don’t know what” in French. The phrase was borrowed into English as an expression of a quality that makes something or someone attractive,

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  • #10314
    Russian language manager D

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  • #10315
    Russian language manager D

    What does 143 mean?

    143 is code for I love you, especially used on pagers back in the 1990s.

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  • #10316
    Russian language manager D

    What does per se mean?

    Per se is a Latin phrase literally meaning “by itself.” It has the sense of “intrinsically,” or “in and of itself.” In everyday speech, it’s commonly used to distinguish between

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  • #10317
    Russian language manager D

    What does Q.E.D. mean?

    Q.E.D. is an acronym for the Latin phrase quod erat demonstrandum, a fancy way to show off you just logically proved something.

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