1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.
”...she’s needing something to bring her to a
more mellow state.”
(Talking about her character in her new movie, The Cell.)
1. Definition - Study the definition.
relaxed, laid-back, calm, pleasant
2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.
Mellow *_has lots of great applications. If someone is
too excited, you can tell him/her to “mellow out.” If you’re
really tired and want to have a quiet night at home, tell
your friends you’re going to “stay home and be _mellow*.”
1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.
“You need to be mellow man. I don’t understand why you’re”
“so angry. Just relax for a while and you’ll feel better.”
1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.
“Mellow state = needs something to bring her down to a relaxation mode… a quiet time to relax, listen to soft music or read a book… to do something that requires no effort to do.”
“Maybe it means peaceful, untroubled…?”
“Mellow means less intense, like when a person is so up-tight, it’s better for him/her to mellow down.”
by Christy (Hong Kong)