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veg = to do nothing, usually used when watching TV; short form of vegetable.

Since he broke his leg, all he does is veg in front of the TV.

man watching TV

vent = to release anger; to express anger, sometimes unfairly or unreasonably.

The owner of the company often vents his anger onto his employees.

very last = the absolute last; not good.

The very last thing she wants to do today is clean up around the house.

very well = okay

A: It’s too late to catch a bus.

B: Very well. Let’s just take a taxi home.

vote no = to say no; to express a choice of no in a group.

Sarah wants to go to an expensive restaurant tonight, but I vote no.

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