*) A bad egg => someone who causes trouble… Exp I never liked your last boyfriend. He was a bad egg. *) Snooze => A short sleep… Exp I am exhausted so I’m going to have a snooze for an hour. *) To hit the books => to start studying… Exp I have to hit the books. I have three exams next week. *) Grub => food… Exp I’m hungry. Let’s go to a restaurant and have some grub. *) Broke => not having any money… Exp I can’t go to Italy in the summer because I’m broke. *) A bash => a party, usually quite noisy… Exp I’m going to throw a bash for my boyfriend’s birthday. *) To croak => to die… Exp My grandfather croaked when he was 96. *) The idiot box => a television… Exp In some countries people watch the idiot box for 3-4 hours a day. *) An airhead => someone who is not very smart or acts silly… Exp Sara is such an airhead. She says the most ridiculous things!