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Slang for crime


slammer (n) = jail/prison

“Jose is in the slammer for 2 years for lying to the police.”

5-finger discount (n) = shoplifting

“Rob had to do community service for a 5-finger discount.”

to get busted (v) = arrested/caught

“My brother got busted for speeding…again! He never learns!

junkie (n) = a person addicted to drugs

“Can you believe Carol became a junkie? She was so successful at university.”

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