Life in the United States: Language
Language in the US
Americans use all kinds of idioms, expressions, sayings and slang. Here are some sites to help you understand what people are saying.
This site offers a detailed list of expressions and idioms organized in different ways to help you find what you want: http://www.idioms.myjewelz.com/
Still can't understand? For specific individual slang words, try this site. The quiz format will help you understand and speak like a native: http://www.manythings.org/slang/slang2.html
If you need a translation try these free on-line translation services:
Babel Fish http://babelfish.yahoo.com/