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I have skin in this particular game now.

Teach me a new
Cumbersome /ˈkʌmbɚsəm/ adj. – hard to handle or manage because of size or weight.  

Origin: Middle English

  • These hazmat suits feel very cumbersome.
  • I dropped a stack of books because they were very cumbersome.
  • The requirements for the job are quite cumbersome and ridiculous.
  • Awkward
  • Unwieldy
  • Clumsy
  • Heavy
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Teach me a new 

"Shook" /ˈʃʊk/ emotionally or physically upset; shocked or surprised. You cannot believe what you’re seeing.
  • Have you seen Sarah's hair today? Man, I am shook!
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Cultural Reference 
Have skin in the game– to have a personal investment in something and a desire to see it succeed.

  • Pilots might do worse in simulators because they don’t have skin in the game.
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Glee actress' body found in lake.
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She was able to save her son before drowning. 
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