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BACK -- back in touch
when two people haven’t communicated in a while, and they start up again
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flake out/flake

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not go through with something that you said you were going to do

She always flakes out when she says she's 'gonna' meet us for tea.

for real?/for reals?

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Is that true?

Conversation:

Wayne:  I’m ‘gonna’ go bungee jumping.  

Jeff:  For reals?  Wow!  That’s totally wicked!

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forefinger (1)

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the finger next to the thumb

(Come here ...)

forefinger (2)

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don’t even think about it

Conversation:

Child:  I 'wanna' get the new game that just came out.

Mom:  Don’t even think about it.

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get this

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listen to what I'm going to tell you

Hey guys ... get this. I saw Nancy and Bob making out at the movies. John is 'gonna' be pissed!

ginormous

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even bigger than gigantic

The reaction around the world to the spectacular opening ceremony for the 2012 Olympic games in China was ginormous.

Go on ...

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continue with what you were saying

I'm interested... Go on.

Go!

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hands all in together in a huddle to express excitement

The workers were so motivated that right before starting their shift, they got into a huddle and shouted, “Go!"

good to/nice to

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great

It's good to see you. It's been a long time.

goof around/goof off

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do something silly

Hey ... let’s goof off after the test!