One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘zebra finches copulate frequently’
mate, couple, breed
have sex, have sexual intercourse, make love, sleep together, go to bed
informal do it, do the business, go all the way, make whoopee, have one's way, bed, know someone in the biblical sense, tumble
British informal bonk, get one's oats
North American informal boff, get it on
euphemistic be intimate
vulgar slang fuck, screw, bang, lay, get one's leg over, shaft, dick, frig, do, have, hump, poke, shtup, dip one's wick, ride, service, tup
British vulgar slang have it away, have it off, shag, knob, get one's end away, knock someone off, give someone one, roger, grind, stuff
Scottish vulgar slang podger
North American vulgar slang ball, jump, jump someone's bones, bone, pork, diddle, nail
NZ Australian vulgar slang root
archaic lie together, possess, swive, know
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