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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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awk...ward (2)

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something you or another person says or does that makes you/them feel uncomfortable

Conversation:

Sally:  Oh oh.  Melony's with her new boyfriend, and her old boyfriend is walkin' up to them right now.

 Nick:  Awk...ward.
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awkward (1)

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something you say or do that makes you feel uncomfortable

Conversation:

Patty:  'Ya' know what?  At the nightclub last night, Lucy was wearing the same black dress as mine.

Charlotte:  Well that must've been awkward.

Patty:  Yes, it really was.

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aww

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said when something is very cute or sweet

Conversation:

Samantha: This is a picture of my baby brother.  

Dana:  Aww … how cute!

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back 'atcha' (at you)

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same to you

Conversation:

Mario:  Have a great weekend!   

Tom:  Back 'atcha'!

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bad timing

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the time someone chooses to do something isn’t the best time

My boyfriend wants me to go on a trip next month, but unfortunately it’s bad timing.  I have finals that week.

bada-bing bada-boom

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something that is done effortlessly

All the ingredients were in this box that I bought at the store, and bada-bing bada-boom ... we’re having pizza for dinner!

Bam!

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There it is! (or) Done!

It was so cool.  He made the touchdown, and bam!  We won the game!

better yet/even better

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a choice that you like more than the other

'Yeah'. We could go to the gym today ... Better yet, we could hang around the house and order a pizza!

big deal/so what

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it's not important; it's not that big of a deal

Conversation:

Michelle:  She can’t go with us.

Bobby:  So... Big deal!  We can get somebody else.

 

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blahs/the blahs

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when you really don’t feel like doing much of anything

Conversation:

Keith:  What’s up with Jay?  

Gene:  I think he’s got the blahs 'cause he can’t find anyone to go out with him tonight.

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