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1

interest

extra money you pay or earn monthly (I paid 80 dollars in interest on my last bill.)

2

plastic

slang for credit card (I've got a lot plastic in my wallet but no real money.)

3

airline miles

points you can use like currency with an air line (Come to my wedding. I'll use my airline miles to get you here.)

4

points

credits you get for using your credit card II just need a few more points on my credit card so I can get a free airline ticket.)

5

pay off

to get rid of debt (I need to pay off my credit card bills before i can think about buying a house.)

6

swipe

run your credit card through a machine to pay for something.)

7

save for rainy day

save something for when it is truly need it

8

hence

for this reason

9

have a whip-round (BE informal)

if a group of people have a whip-round they all will give some money so they can buy something together (We has a whip-round to pay for the taxi to railway station.)

10

interjection

exclamation, a word or phrase used to express a strong feeling such as shock or pain or pleasure

11

bam

there you go, and then suddenly ( (My buddy's sister's boss was drinking with a hooker in a Vegas bar. Bam! Woke up without his kidney.)

12

Headache

in spoken English, a “headache” is not just head pain. It’s also a way of describing an annoying person or a boring, annoying, or frustrating situation.

13

a little birdie told me

A person who I will not disclose told me (So a little birdie told me it's your birthday coming up. How about a free birthday shoe shine?)

14

Can you believe (something)?

is used to criticize something that you don't like.

15

Can you believe this shit?

Use this when you think people are doing something that's totally unacceptable, and you're surprised that they're doing it. You usually say this to someone who you think agrees with your opinion.

16

go under the knife

to get plastic surgery (After speculative reports arose that Jessica Simpson might be planning to go under the knife to downsize her famous curves, specifically her cup size, the singer and reality star has put the rumors to rest.)

17

caboose

buttocks, ass, butt (She's got a nice caboose.)