For many English learners planning to study or work in the U.S., students are often bombarded with many unfamiliar slang words from American TV shows, songs, or native-speaker friends. Slang words learning are often excluded from formal English education, yet it helps English learners to understand American popular culture and better communication with their American friends.
Today, we’ll cover the top 10 American popular slang words to ease your communication with English native speakers.
1. Bail/ ditch
Bail and ditch both mean to have to break or cancel the plans with someone. for instance, you have to cancel the plans with your friends due to unfinished school work.
Example: “Sorry friends, I have to bail tonight.”