30 terms

TTP Overseas Vocabulary (Canada)

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IEP
Individual Educational Program
loonie
$1 coin
pop
soda, cola
runners
sneakers, running shoes
toonie
$2 coin
moonlight
to have a second job in addition to their main job, often without informing their main employers or the tax office
elope
run away secretly with the intention of getting married
cut corners
to take shortcuts and find an easier or cheaper way to do something.
nailed it
did a great job
validate
to prove something that is true
chill
relax, take it easy
eczema
similar to atopy; a noninfectious, inflammatory skin disease characterized by redness, blisters, scabs, and itching
cocky
arrogant; conceited
no brainer
something that is incredibly simple and requires little thought.
Timmies
nickname for Tim Horton
over the moon
very happy
Poutine
a dish originating from the Canadian province of Quebec consisting of French fries and cheese curds topped with a brown gravy.
on request
If something is available ___________, you have to ask for it if you want it.
willow
A type of tree with long branches and long narrow leaves that grows near water.
idle free zone
If you see the sign that says this, you should turn off the ignition
toque
a cap worn in cold weather
klick
one kilometer
snowbirds
people who go south (often to Florida) during the winter
beaver tail
fried dough pastry
serviette
napkin
nadir
the lowest point of something
discrete
unconnected; separate; distinct
Inclusivity
an intention or policy of including people who might otherwise be excluded or marginalized
detached house
a house that stands alone
benign
kind and gentle, not causing harm
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