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Ridiculous.‘she looks ridic in that outfit’‘other people are charging ridic prices’
- ‘It's funny because it's just totally ridic.’
- ‘I know the market is rebounding but this is ridic.’
- ‘What do people need to be up this early for anyway? 5:30 ... that's just ridic.’
- ‘I've heard of trickle-down economics, but this is ridic!’
- ‘These GOP proposed cuts are ridic.’
- ‘Kinda regretting putting off my Christmas shopping until next week because this traffic is ridic.’
- ‘The line to get a metropass is ridic right now.’
- ‘I didn't end up buying anything (save the most expensive white chocolate mocha I will ever buy) because the exchange rate is ridic right now.’
- ‘i just spent a ridic amount of time looking for a desktop wallpaper.’
- ‘Whoa, so I thought this was ridic before, but now?’
- ‘I'm so tired right now it's ridic.’
- ‘Despite the ridic weekend heat wave, over 12,000 made it to the first L.A. Flea Market at the Dodger Stadium on Sunday.’
- ‘No wonder there are fights, that line is ridic and people get restless and annoyed.’
- ‘What are your thoughts on this remake after having seen this ridic movie trailer?’
- ‘The abuse she received on Facebook was ridic.’
- ‘I am not her biggest fan, but I do feel like a dude can cultivate a look and give himself a ridic name and not get the same tear-down.’
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