To stand out = Easy to recognize or easy to see
Since I am tall, I usually stand out in a crowd in Japan.
Jeer = To scoff at or to make rude remarks
At Yankee Stadium, the Yankee fans always jeer at the visiting team.
Secondhand smoke = Smoke that comes from someone's cigarette but inhaled by you
The worst thing in the world is go to a restaurant and inhale secondhand smoke.
Slipshod = Careless about details or thoughts
The buildings collapsed due to slipshod construction.
A hoodie = A sweatshirt with a hood
When I go jogging at night I wear a hoodie to keep me warm.
Down in the dumps = To feel depressed, or to feel low
With all of the rain that we have had lately, it is hard not to feel down in the dumps.
Up in the air = To be unsure
Since I don't have a lot of money, my weekend plans are up in the air.
To swing for the fences = To go for broke or to aim at the top
When making a goal, don't think small, swing for the fences.
Right off the bat = Very soon
I came home and right off the bat, the phone rang.
Cut back = To reduce or to slow down
I have been gaining weight recently, I have to cut back on my sugar intake.