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Date: Oct 27 2016

Themes: Celebrity, Music, Pop Culture


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

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I never publicly talk bad about people…. I’m being honest. I’m a fan. I like [Taylor Swift’s] music. There was no shade.
Kim Kardashian, speaking about her feud with Taylor Swift (E! News)


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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Do you know anyone who just isn’t very nice? Maybe, you know someone who is straight-up rude! For example, you might have a relative who always comments on your weight, or you might have a friend who makes fun of your clothes. Perhaps, a co-worker talks about you behind your back. How do you react when people are rude to you? Sometimes, it can be hard to stay calm when someone is throwing shade!

The word shade means disrespect. If someone shades you or throws shade at you, they are disrespectful to you. Maybe, they make a mean comment about your appearance, or perhaps, they talk badly about you to a friend. Recently, Kim Kardashian and Taylor Swift got into a fight about a song that Kim’s husband, Kanye West, wrote. Kim Kardashian criticized Taylor Swift in the media, but she says that she was not throwing shade. She was just telling the truth.

Do you ever throw shade?


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“No shade, but I don’t like your shoes.”

“She said I looked good for my age.... Was she just throwing shade at me?”

“I’m not friends with her anymore because she throws a lot of shade.”


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

julito1 To talk trash about a person .
by julito1
Lying or dishonesty about something.
by La Princesse de la vie

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At least, Taylor Swift is doing something, she’s a singer. What Kim does? Just apearing on media and hot looking. Yes, I’m throwing a shade on her ;)

05:17 AM Jul 27 2017 |


ola3Super Member!


Kim Kardashian is ‘goody two shoes’ :) saying the truth.

04:42 PM Oct 28 2016 |



hi shade ı am leyla and ı want to speak english ı lıke to pop,foreign musıc,ı like to murat boz İ think very handsome and jonhy deep ı think wonderful eachother what else ?

01:48 PM Oct 27 2016 |



Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I am always honest and i don’t throw shade for someone.

11:05 AM Oct 27 2016 |


Saudi Arabia

hmm honestly its so bad when someone talks behind us by wrong speaking

it does not good behavior

at the end no one will trust and respect eachothers while they talking behind back eachothers

10:59 PM Oct 26 2016 |

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