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take the short bus to school

verb

  • a way of saying the individual wasn't bright. Locally, and this is rather cruel, as slang derivations often are, special education kids are typically sent to school in smaller-than-usual school buses, known as "short buses."

    Last edited on Jan 22 2013. Submitted by Dan O. from Omaha, NE, USA on May 10 2003.

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take to school

verb

  • to defeat.
    She got taken to school.

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by Justin S. from Brea, CA, USA on Jun 05 2002.

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take to the cleaners

verb - transitive

  • to take all of one's assets, e.g. money.
    I'm really getting taken to the cleaners in this divorce.

    Last edited on Aug 11 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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take to the next level

verb - transitive

  • to improve.
    You need to take your game to the next level.
    Let's take this year's fundraiser to next level!

    Last edited on May 13 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jan 12 2011.

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take up on

verb - transitive

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taky

adjective

  • Takable; capable of taking; captivating; or charming; designed to attract notice and please; taking; attractive.

    ex) Look at him! He is totally taky! This bag is taky! I love it!
    She looks so taky!

    Last edited on Mar 18 2017. Submitted by Anonymous on Mar 17 2017.

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