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Semper Fi
Latin “semper fidelis” meaning “always faithful” -- spoken in the US Marine Corps as a connection that acknowledges another marine
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wink

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When a person winks it can mean: S/he thinks you’re good looking, or s/he is joking with you.

That girl just winked at me.  She’s really cute!

woo-hoo

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expresses happiness or approval

Woo-hoo!  I passed my history exam.

work it!

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doing something in the best way you can for your viewers, often with a spunky attitude

She was definitely workin’ it when she wore her new heals for the first time.

yeah right

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sure... (I don't believe you.)

Conversation:

Manny: I talked to Silvia for the first time yesterday, and I think she likes me.

Ricky: Yeah right, and I won the jackpot in Vegas.

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Yeah.. no

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Yes, I hear what you’re saying, but … (informal)

Conversation:

Boss:  I’m still waiting for the report you promised.  

Employee:  Yeah.. no..  I’m working on it, and I’ll get it to you as soon as I can.

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Yes!

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a yes that shows exaggerated excitement

Yes!  I got an 'A' on my final exam!

you and me both

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me too

Conversation:

Jimmy: I'm so tired...

Mikey: You and me both!

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yuck/yucky

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something that looks, feels, or tastes really bad

Yuck ... Do I really have to eat that?  It looks yucky!  (or)  On Halloween, I put my hands into a yucky pot of brains.