This web site introduces some common slang with title of "Slang of the day"

 

For example:  Ace

 

Definition:

To do something very well, particularly an examination (verb); first-rate (adjective), or an expert (noun).

Example:

1) I'm going to ace this exam - I've been studying all week!

2) Lois Lane was the ace reporter for The Daily Planet -- although she did have a lot of trouble uncovering Superman's identity!

Etymology:

In World War I, a pilot who shot down five enemy planes was called an 'ace', which is the powerful one card in a deck of playing cards. 'Ace' can be used as a verb (to do well) or as an adjective (excellent, best) or as a noun (a nickname for someone who is good at something, or for a good friend).

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English slang and colloquialisms used in the United Kingdom