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sick

sick

Date: May 04 2017

Themes: Celebrity, Music

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“Teenage-girl fans – they don’t lie. If they like you, they’re there. They don’t act ‘too cool.’ They like you, and they tell you. Which is sick.”

—Musician Harry Styles, speaking about his fans (Rolling Stone)

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

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awesome; great

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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What’s the coolest thing you can think of? It might be a new piece of technology, like a smart phone or a shiny sports car. Perhaps, it is a new song by one of your favorite artists, or a movie, or TV show that you are just addicted to. It might be a brand of clothing or jewelry. It might not even be a thing! Perhaps, the coolest thing you can think of is a celebrity or someone you know.

When you describe this thing, there are many words you could use. You might say that it is cool, or awesome, or even rad. Another word that you could use is the word sick. Don’t be fooled! Although sick sounds like it could mean something bad, it actually means something good! We use the word sick in regular English to mean someone is ill or doesn’t feel well. However, when we use it as slang, it means super cool or very awesome. You can use this word to describe anything. The next time you run into something extra-super-awesome, you could say, “That’s sick!”

Musician Harry Styles is grateful for his fans. They give him a lot of support and always let him know that they love him. Because of this, he thinks that they are sick.

Use the word in a sentence! What would you describe as sick?

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“Last night’s after party was sick! I had so much fun!”

“Dude, those shoes are sick! Where did you get them?”

“Have you ever gone skydiving? You should try it, it’s sick!”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

julito1 Awesome !
by julito1
gonzalo52 something that is very exciting or moving
by gonzalo52

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La Princesse de la vie

Egypt

It’s sick that I just got another total opposite meaning of the word “sick”

03:17 AM May 05 2017 |

a2020

a2020

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

The book i just read was sick.

09:43 AM May 04 2017 |

hermitlady

China

he who can clearly express himself about his mind, his heart is sick.

10:36 PM May 03 2017 |

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