Word Lists

20 -- 20/20 hindsight
having a better understanding of the way something should have been done after it has already occurred

Words & Phrases

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Word List: Alcohol & Drugs

a type of beer with a high alcohol level

Ales and lagers are two types of beer. Personally, I prefer Newcastle ales.


Word List: Alcohol & Drugs

a medicine that is taken orally when someone is ill

I don't like to take any pharmaceutical drugs unless I absolutely have to.

drunk (1)

Word List: Alcohol & Drugs

a result of drinking more alcohol than your body can handle

He got really drunk at the club, and he regretted it 'cause his friends told him he acted like a fool.

drunk as a skunk

Word List: Alcohol & Drugs

so drunk that you can barely walk

Alex is drunk as a skunk!  Stay with him to make sure he stays out of trouble.


Word List: Alcohol & Drugs

an illegal drug used to increase physical feelings while having sex

Ecstasy is a really bad drug, so it’s best not to use it.

happy hour

Word List: Alcohol & Drugs

a period of time when alcohol (and some food) is less expensive in many restaurants

My co-workers and I like to go to happy hour. 


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someone who is dependent on drugs, like heroin

Hey ... I heard that Mark’s brother is a junkie.  It’s hard to believe.


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Methamphetamine -- an addictive drug used illegally to make a person feel high

I don't need to take Meth.  I’m high on life!


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a medical product that doesn’t require a doctor’s prescription

I’ve got a cold, so I think I’ll go to the drug store to get some over-the-counter medicine.

recreational drugs

Word List: Alcohol & Drugs

pills and other means that are used for getting high

There’s a zero tolerance on using recreational drugs in my high school.