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Slang Quiz: Crime 1

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1. bent

The company's accountant was bent. For a long time he'd been
  1. making simple mistakes
  2. stealing the company's money
  3. working too hard
more about this slang term: bent

2. busted

Glen has to go to court on Friday. He was busted last week for
  1. growing his own vegetables
  2. growing his own marijuana
  3. brewing his own beer
more about this slang term: busted

3. can (2)

If you don't want to do time in the can, make sure you don't
  1. know the law
  2. obey the law
  3. break the law
more about this slang term: can (2)

4. con

She met lots of men on the internet and conned quite a few into
  1. chatting with her online
  2. telling her about their lives
  3. sending her money
more about this slang term: con

5. cop

A cop's job is to
  1. protect innocent people
  2. shoot bad people
  3. arrest good people
more about this slang term: cop

6. ex-con

An ex-con is someone who has been
  1. a student in a conservatory
  2. a convict in a prison
  3. a worker in wildlife conservation
more about this slang term: ex-con

7. fix (1)

The judges who were involved in fixing the boxing match were
  1. congratulated on their work
  2. proud of their achievement
  3. arrested and sent to jail
more about this slang term: fix (1)

8. hood (2)

Jimmy says his grandpa was a hood back in the 40's and 50's. He'd tell Jimmy stories about his life as
  1. a popular entertainer
  2. a small-time criminal
  3. a baseball player
more about this slang term: hood (2)

9. hot (1)

If someone says they have hot goods for sale, it means the goods
  1. are very fashionable
  2. are very high-quality
  3. have been stolen
more about this slang term: hot (1)

10. jack (1)

Ollie jacked another pair of jeans from Walmart today. That guy loves
  1. trying on clothes
  2. buying clothes
  3. stealing clothes
more about this slang term: jack (1)

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