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heads-up

heads-up

Date: Oct 27 2004

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“No, I gave them a heads-up. In fact, I worked late my last day, ‘cause they needed my help, and I’m a, you know, go-to guy. But, uh, yeah. I’m stoked to be out of that place.”
- Matt Fine, of the band Celebrity, talking about quitting his job

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

when you give someone heads-up about something, you let them know about something that might affect them later

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

This is an expression that is often used in the workplace. We give our co-workers heads-up about issues that might affect them.
When we give someone heads-up, we don’t expect them to react right away. We only want them to have the information.
When Matt Fine gave his employer heads-up that he was leaving, he gave them notice instead of just leaving.

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

””Hey! Just wanted to give you heads-up. There is a leak in that bathroom stall. You might want to use the other one.”“

””Hey! Just wanted to give you heads-up. There is a leak in that bathroom stall. You might want to use the other one.”
“I gave my teacher heads-up that I was going to be gone. I can’t believe he called me at home when I wasn’t there.”
“It’s really great when people give you heads up about sales at the mall because we don’t all have time to go there and look.”

””I gave my teacher heads-up that I was going to be gone. I can’t believe he called me at home when I wasn’t there.”“

””It’s really great when people give you heads up about sales at the mall because we don’t all have time to go there and look.”“

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

give a early warning of something especially an
indication to some undesirable,which is soon to come.
by Shirley (hangzhou, China)
This week, there was only one correct answer. This one was hard, wasn’t it? Thanks for all of the guesses, though! Congratulations to Shirley. Great job!
-Steph

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