dubbed – doblado
nurse – enfermera
surgeon – cirujano
judge – juez, juzgar
patient – paciente
lively – animado/a, alegre
sociable – sociable
beard – barba
moustache – bigote
chemist – farmacia, farmacéutico/a , chemistry – química
butcher – carnicero/a
weird – raro/a, extraño/a (That’s weird! – ¡Qué raro!) ‘He’s a wierdo’
mechanic – mecánico
cough – tos, toser
headache – dolor de cabeza
drought – sequía (flood – inundación )
hitch hiking – autostop, a dedo

Urban slang

Chillax – calm down and relax (chill + relax)
Selfie – a picture one takes of herself or himself, usually with a camera phone, and often with the purpose of uploading it to social media sites
to freak out – to be in a heightened emotional state, such as that of fear, anger, or excitement
A crapella — singing (badly) while listening to music through headphones
Amazeballs — something that is amazing or unbelievable
Askhole — an individual who asks ridiculous, obnoxious or irrelevant questions (this is often chronic behavior)
Awesome sauce — something that is more awesome than awesome (awesome topped with awesome sauce)
Beer me — please, get me a beer (can also be used figuratively to ask for anything to be passed or retrieved for the speaker)
Cougar — an older woman who prefers the romantic company of much-younger men (a sugar daddy – a rich older man who gives gifts to a young woman in return for her company or sexual favours.)
Ego surfing — using a search engine to look for references about yourself
F-bomb — using the word f*** in an inappropriate setting
Fanboy/fangirl — refers to a devotee of a particular product/company/person (i.e., Apple fanboi,
Foodie — someone who enjoys food for pleasure; gastronome
Frankenfood — genetically modified or otherwise processed food that isn’t found in nature
Fro-yo — frozen yogurt
Man cave — a room or other space set aside for a man where he can decorate and behave (with or without his friends) as he sees fit
Ninja sex — silent sexual intercourse in order to avoid awaking a sleeping roommate
Snail mail — the use of the regular postal service rather than email
Sniff test — an olfactory exam of a previously worn (dirty) item of clothing to determine whether it’s acceptable to wear again
Sweet — an intensive that expresses satisfaction or indicates awesomeness (usually with a prolonged vowel sound)
YOLO — (you only live once) an initialism used to express a carpe diem (seize the day) sentiment in relation to a silly, stupid or irresponsible act (e.g., I’m wearing two different colored socks because YOLO)

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