ASL vocabulary that is not simple to translate into English Exponent-High This sign means an exponential increase or going very fast. For example, they posted a video, and the number of likes soared.
Wipe-Out This sign means to completely defeat or to completely destroy. For example, they started a new business and it flattened the completion.
Mad-Pop This sign means getting pissed off and losing one’s cool. For example, they played the card game and kept cheating, and it got under my skin enough to flip the table.
Mouth-Open This sign means being shocked or relaxed with the mouth open. For example, they have never seen it before and were left baffled.
Mind-Crack This sign means being shocked enough to crack the brain. For example, after they learned the truth, it stupefied them.
Hands-Down This sign means not being involved or taking action. For example, I noticed they were dawdling and I encouraged them to get moving.
Shoulders-Off This sign means not taking action or responsibility. For example, when the situation happened, they brushed it off their shoulders.
Mind-Flow This sign means thinking creatively of many things nonstop. For example, after I eat, it’s easier to get the creative juices flowing on paper.
Shut-Down The sign means to not be interested in participating in a discussion or dealing with something. For example, they treated me like nothing, so I cut them off.