To come easy to. = To be able to do something naturally.
I love to move to the beat of rock music so, dancing comes easy to me.
To double-check = To recheck something closely
Before I send e-mail I double-check the spelling.
To excel = To do something in an excellent manner.
My daughter excels in ballet while my son excels in music.
Optimistic = A good attitude, expecting the best to happen.
This year I'm optimistic about the American and Japanese economies.
Flashy = Bright, conspicuous but sometimes in bad taste.
My third son likes to dress in flashy clothes. He looks a bit like a neon sign.
A wisecrack = A slang term which applies to a witty remark or a short joke which is usually out of flavor.
People who make wisecracks about other people's age or body shape usually get themselves into trouble.
On a roll = To be moving smoothly, doing well.
The Giants have been playing very good baseball recently, they seem to be on a roll.
Illicit = Illegal
Due to the new tough parking regulations, illicit parking has almost stopped.
To die out. = To disappear gradually but completely
The popularity of Korean actors should die out soon.
Remarkable = Noticeable because it is unusual or exceptional.
Ichiro's inside-the park home run was remarkable.