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pumped

pumped

Date: Oct 07 2010

Themes: Party

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“When my son turned 14, we threw a huge party. The cops came three times, and he was so pumped.”

- Tommy Lee on being a rockstar and a dad. (Us Weekly)

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

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excited; psyched; full of enthusiasm

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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Have you ever pumped air into the tires of a car or bicycle? OK, well now imagine that you are the tire, and instead of air, excitement is being pumped into you. When you’re so full of excitement and anticipation you feel like you might burst, you’re pumped.

A lot of people would be pretty pumped if their parents were rich and famous. Tommy Lee is a rock star known for his wild lifestyle. He has a teenage son with his ex-wife, Pamela Anderson. For his son’s birthday, Tommy Lee threw him a huge party. The party was so loud and wild that the police had to come three times to try to get it under control. Some kids would be worried about that, but Tommy Lee’s son must take after his rocker father, because instead of being worried, he was pumped!

When you’re really, really pumped, you might do a fist pump. That’s when you shake your fist in the air to show that you’re excited. And if you’re not feeling pumped, someone might try to pump you up, or make you more excited.

When was the last time you felt pumped? What are you not pumped about right now?

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“I’m pumped for my vacation. I’m going to the Caribbean!”

“Mary was pumped to perform a song in front of the school.”

“Jack is really pumped for his date. “

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

antonia highly excited, with a feeling of total thrill as from a rush of adrenaline.
by antoniaSuper Member!
He was so excited or filled with joy...
by Mind-the-Gap
Tharolim It's like excited.
by Tharolim
wili342 Excited
by wili342
pumped means excited
by monacovalentina
Mauudi Enthusiastic, excited.
by Mauudi
Bunyamin20 Excited, in a positive context
by Bunyamin20

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Marcelolic

Marcelolic

Brazil

The last time that I felt was really pumped when I rented my apartment,it was really cool,it was excactly what I wanted :)

12:31 PM Nov 05 2010 |

happy star

happy star

El Salvador

ive been dating with my boyfriend for almost three years, i still feel pumped everytime i see him… i still got goosebumps..Smile

02:41 PM Oct 13 2010 |

sosakana

Morocco

Frown

06:10 PM Oct 12 2010 |

Dealv

Dealv

Poland

Last time I felt pumped when I was dancing at the stage, and I'm not pumped about going to school tommorow, getting up early, driving by bus, learning maths at first… Well before that i'm definitely not pumped about reading obligatory book tonight…

08:30 PM Oct 10 2010 |

pitbal

Algeria

i feel pumped when i speak with a native speaker as usa and try to be as him

06:50 PM Oct 10 2010 |

An-china

An-china

Germany

I was pumped for chatting with one friend last night,we are so exciting, that we talked till to 2:00.hehe:)

Good lesson~!

01:05 PM Oct 10 2010 |

rosendo

rosendo

Mexico

well , i feel pumped when i workout !!!

12:09 AM Oct 08 2010 |

gokuh

gokuh

India

I felt pumped up when in the dream of passing my exams.lol

 

02:42 PM Oct 07 2010 |

Sandra B.

Sandra B.

Panama

I FELT PUMPED LAST WEEK WHEN I BOUGHT MY TICKETS FOR THE CONCERTO OF LIMBISKIT…I WAS TO EXCITED BECAUSE THE WEEKS BEFORE IT HAD BEEN A NIGHTMARE TO FIND A TICKET FOR THE CONCERT

01:55 PM Oct 07 2010 |

aritaum

aritaum

South Korea

excited.^^*

 

01:38 PM Oct 07 2010 |

Monika.Lee

China

I feel pumped when i to find new job!

Thanks for you good lesson .

My English is poor.

I learted a lot from you lesson.

01:27 PM Oct 07 2010 |

Monika.Lee

China

I feel pumped when i to find new job!

Thanks for you good lesson .

My English is poor.

I learted a lot from you lesson.

01:26 PM Oct 07 2010 |

kiojohn

kiojohn

China

you like being bullied? nice… i wanna some to bully me and pump me up.

01:06 PM Oct 07 2010 |

lolekesh

lolekesh

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I feel pumped when I travelling:)

12:23 PM Oct 07 2010 |

Ranvijay

Ranvijay

India

Good Lesson.

One is pumped when s/he is just achieved/got something which was one of the wish of his life and celebrating it.

12:18 PM Oct 07 2010 |

Jenny Sangurima

Ecuador

I'm pumped practicing and improving my English with your amazing lessons.

Thank you so much

Jenny

12:15 PM Oct 07 2010 |

mickee85

mickee85

Philippines

I'm really pumped when my friend called and asked me for dinner, it's her treat! haha

12:12 PM Oct 07 2010 |

camar666

camar666

Saudi Arabia

I think I felt pumped when I was got job.

11:18 AM Oct 07 2010 |

trailo_hathanh

Viet Nam

Yes, I have been pumped. I remember it very clearly. At the high school graduated party, my friends pumped me up to kiss a girl who I like. 

After I was pumped, I do it and you know I burst immediately by her slap.

08:18 AM Oct 07 2010 |

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