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  • Welcome to "Slang Time with Ronnie" -- that's me. My name's Ronnie and this is dunh, dunh,

  • dunh dunh, "Slang Time". Oh, what is slang? Hmm, slang is basically street language. Okay?

  • So if you were to look up the word "chill" in a beautiful dictionary, it might say something

  • like, "chill means to be cold" or "chilli is a food". Slang basically means it's kind

  • of new words that have been invented by people speaking English, yes, like me and you. You

  • can invent new words? That's cool. If you invent a new word, tell me what it is, I want

  • to know, in English. Okay?

  • Today's "Slang Time with Ronnie" word is "chill". "Chill out." Sometimes people will get really,

  • really, really, really angry, and they will start moving their arm around, crazy, freaking

  • out, ah, and you want to tell the person to calm down. Now, in slang, in movies, the people

  • will not say, "Hey man, calm down!" They'll say, "Hey man, chill out." "Chill out" is

  • slang for calm down. So if one of your friends is acting crazy in a store, in a restaurant,

  • and you're a little embarrassed, you can say, "Hey, chill out. Everything's going to be fine."

  • The next one you're going to use again with your friends. "Let's chill." Hmm... this means

  • let's hang out. What does "hang out" mean, you ask? "Hang out" means do something with

  • another person. What you do with that other person is your business. Okay? So "let's hang

  • out" means you and your friend maybe have a plan to go to the movie or you have a plan

  • to see your friend on Saturday. So you call your friend and go, "Hello? What do you want

  • to do on Saturday, do you want to chill?" Chill, chill, cold, chill, "Yes, yes, I would

  • like to hang out. Let's chill. Thank you, that would be great." So it just means you

  • are going to spend time with someone.

  • The next one: "I'm just chillin'". Have you noticed that there is an apostrophe here?

  • Mm-hmm, the reason why is because properly, we should have a "g", but in slang, we don't

  • like proper grammar or spelling, no. So we're going to erase the "g" and we're going to

  • say, "chillin'". Try it: "chillin', I'm just chillin'". "I'm just chillin'" means I'm relaxing,

  • I'm not doing anything important. Maybe I'm watching TV, maybe I'm doing homework, maybe

  • I'm working, eww. So if you're not doing anything important and your friend calls, you can go,

  • -"Hey, you want to hang out?" -"Sure, I'm just chillin' right now. What time do you

  • want to meet?"

  • The next one is "He or she or someone or something is chill". Huh, "he's chill", "he's chill",

  • what? What does that mean? This basically just means this person is cool. Huh, are they

  • cold? Or is it "chill" like the dictionary says and then cold like not hot? No, "cool"

  • is another slang word. If someone is "cool" or they are "chill", it means you think they

  • are a good person. So you can say, "Hey, Ronnie's pretty chill isn't she?" And you'd say, "Yeah.

  • Let's hang out sometime." "Cool."

  • And the last one is what we have to say in Canada in the winter, "I'm chilly." This does

  • not mean that I'm cool or I think I'm cool, it means that I'm cold. It's winter in Canada,

  • it's spring in Canada, brr I'm cold or you can say, "I'm chilly." I remember when I was

  • a child, there was a penguin cartoon and his name was Chilly Willy... hehe, that's funny.

  • So, if you're cold, you can say, "I'm chilly". If you're cool, you can say, "I'm chill."

  • If you're not doing anything, you can say, "I'm chillin'." If you want to hang out with

  • one of your friends, you can say, "Hey, let's chill." And if your friend is a little crazy,

  • you can say, "Hey, chill out." Bye.

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Welcome to "Slang Time with Ronnie" -- that's me. My name's Ronnie and this is dunh, dunh,

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A2 slang chillin dunh chill chill hang chilly

Slang in English - CHILL - "chill out", "let's chill"...

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