Global View - Drugs (C0279)

A:  Hey man, you wanna buy some weed?
B:  Some what?
A:  Weed! You know? Pot, Ganja, Mary Jane some chronic!
B:  Oh, umm, no thanks.
A:  I also have blow if you prefer to do a few lines.
B:  No, I am ok, really.
A:  Come on man! I even got dope and acid! Try some!
B:  Do you really have all of these drugs? Where do you get them from?
A:  I got my connections! Just tell me what you want and I’ll even give you one ounce for free.
B:  Sounds good! Let’s see, I want.
A:  Yeah?
B:  I want you to put your hands behind your head! You are under arrest!

Key Vocabulary

weeda drug,Marijuana
come onto ask someone to do something (informal)
connectionA person, especially one of influence or importance, with whom one is associated
under arrestthe act of legally taking someone to jail

Supplementary Vocabulary

illicitillegal, not authorized
undercoverto work under the disguise of someone else
rehaba place to recover from addicition
withdrawalto stop using something; the feeling you get when you stop using drugs
cravinga desire to do something (eat, do drugs, smoke, etc.)
higha feeling you get when you are on drugs
hallucinateto have hallucinations, where your brain imagines things that are not there

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