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

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Word List: People


Word List: People

acting in an adult-like way

Grow up! It's about time that you act more mature.

mid-life crisis

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a time of life, generally between 40 and 50 years old, when some people attempt to relive parts of their youth

I think my dad is going through a mid-life crisis.  He just bought a convertible sports car, and now he cruises around the beach areas looking at pretty women.


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an option (mostly in business) used to say that it’s not important whether the woman is married or not

She’s not married, but instead of ‘miss’ she prefers to use Ms. at work.


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being part of a nation

I am proud to have my nationality be American.


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a person who is taking part in an action with another person

Hello. I’m Tim, your new lab partner.


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a man's sexual organ

Men have a penis; women have a vagina.


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public/the public

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"we the people"

The viewpoint of the public is changing in its view of legalizing marijuana.  So far, it is not against the law in about half of the states.


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a heterosexual guy who spends little time or money on his appearance (vs. metrosexual)

Many guys like being retrosexuals since it's more casual, and it's easy to get ready to go somewhere.

ripe old age

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referring to ages that many people consider to be 'old'

My dad, at the ripe old age of 60, can still beat me in basketball.