a style of pronunciation
to approve of people without expecting them to change
aware of (a'ware of)
moving back and forth between dialects or languages
comment on ('comment on)
give an opinion about
cross the line (cross the 'line)
go beyond funny into something offensive or cruel; behave unacceptably
deal with ('deal with)
handle successfully; take care of a problem
a variety of speech characterized by its own particular vocabulary, grammar and/or pronunciation, often associated with a particular geographical region or social group; a unique form of a language
fit in (fit 'in)
be similar to
who a person is; the individual characteristics by which a thing or person is recognized or known
lay off (lay 'off)
stop doing something that is bad or annoying
informal words used by people in a particular group
to have ideas about what people are like because of how they look or sound; critically judge people
stick up for (stick 'up for)
get hung up about (get hung 'up about)
worry too much about
make a big deal about (make a big 'deal about)
make something more important than it should be
self conscious (self-'conscious)
worried about how one appears to others; not relaxed in front of others
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