New Words to Oxford Dictionary
The gap between written English and spoken English is getting bigger. There are tons of phrases or words that you cannot find in any dictionary. Since the process of this change is slow, it is ok for native speakers; however, when it comes to English learners, sometimes it is a disaster.
To keep up with the latest English, one should not only watch movies and TV series, also study them. I guess they are the best source for those who do not have the chance to visit England or US.
I’m sure each and every language is evolving and changing over time… Now, let’s look at some words that have recently been added to Oxford Dictionary:
calm down and relax:
you can dance to your favourite tune, chillax, or have friends over
[with object] (usually as noun sexting)
send (someone) sexually explicit photographs or messages via mobile phone:
older teens are more likely to engage in sexting than their younger counterparts
one in nine Brits sext their partner every day, a new survey has found
the primary reason teenagers sext is to look cool and sexy to someone they find attractive
exclamation , adverb , & pronoun
I’m sure someone will disagree with my summary, but whatevs
a fan of the British science-fiction television series Doctor Who:
as a fan from way back, Barrowman is well aware of just how passionate Whovians are about everything ‘Who’
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