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EZ Slang

Distance Education and Online Degrees - Sentences

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Sample Sentences

  • pull an all-nighter: stay up all night

    -- I had ta pull an all-nighter ta get ready for today's final test, and I'm exhausted.

  • cram: study intensely before a test

    -- Craming for tests at the last minute isn't the best way ta get through college.

  • flunk: fail (also flunk out = have to leave school because of poor grades)

    -- You're going ta flunk the test if you don't get busy and study hard.

  • goof off: wasting time instead of studying or working

    -- Why do you goof off so much instead of preparing for classes? You're going ta flunk out of college for sure.

  • ace a test : get a perfect score

    -- There is no secret to acing a test. You just need to spend a lot of time reviewing the material.

  • bomb: fail or do poorly on

    -- Even though he crammed all night, he still bombed the test.

  • whiz: a person who is very intelligent or has a special skill

    -- If you need help cramming for the test, ask my brother. He's a wiz at math.

  • skip class: purposely not attend class

    Why in the world do you skip classes all the time? You're going ta flunk all your classes, and then you'll have to retake them.

  • drag: something that is boring

    -- Sometimes studying on the weekend is a real drag, but you can't get grades by sitting around doing nothing.

  • work like a dog: work very hard

    -- Somtimes I feel like I have ta work like a dog just ta pay for college tuition and my living expenses.

  • bite off more than you can chew: take on more work or responsibilities than you can accomplish emotionally or physically

    -- Did you say you're taking a full load of classes and working full time? I think you bit off a little more than you can chew because it is really difficult ta do both and do well.

  • hang in there: refuse to give up

    -- I know that life as a full-time student is tough, but you have ta hang in there. Only three more weeks of school.

  • hit the books : study

    -- You really need ta hit the books more because you have terrible study habits.

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