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weirdo • caked in mud • slice
foul • twisted
  1. I thought he was a medical doctor, but he is more of a and dice variety.
  2. The artist must be a very person who is in need of some love.
  3. The dog really needs a bath. He's completely .
  4. There were a couple scenes in that movie that were completely and disturbing.
  5. He can be kind of a when it comes to relationships. Girls think he's crazy.
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655 Makeovers
Wendi talks about strange people at their station, beauty, and a TV program.

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Vocabulary notes (text only) explain key vocabulary and phrases from the interview.


There is a lot of weirdos in the train station.

A 'weirdo' is a person who is strange because of the way he looks, dresses, acts or thinks. Notice the following:

  1. He was a big weirdo in high school.
  2. I don't understand why you are such a weirdo sometimes.

caked in dirt

That guy is caked in dirt, like if he took a shower it would hurt.

If you are 'caked in dirt,' you have a layer of dirt on you or you are completely covered in dirt. Notice the following:

  1. How did your pants get so caked in dirt?
  2. Please take your shoes off at the door. They are caked in dirt.

slice and dice

Swan is this incredible makeover show where they slice and dice people.

Here 'slice and dice' refers to cutting people up, like in a surgical way, to completely change their appearance. It is a reference to doing plastic surgery. Notice the following:

  1. This is one of those slice and dice horror movies.
  2. I lot of women from this country have had a slice and dice procedure done at least once.


I think it's really foul that they slice and dice people into like pageant queens.

If someone does something 'foul,' it is offensive, cruel, wicked or horrible. Notice the following:

  1. I don't know why I am in such a foul mood today.
  2. That's a really foul way to treat someone you love.


This show is really twisted and incredibly disturbing.

'Twisted' actions are cruel and unusual. Notice the following:

  1. Most of the movie character played by Johnny Depp are a little twisted.
  2. The end of this story is really twisted, and I wasn't expecting it at all.