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"Forget it"

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A: I'm so sorry. I have thrown your book away. (I thought it was old.)
B:That's okay. It doesn't matter.
A:Why didnt you tell me?
B.What do you mean?
A: That it was a birthday present from your Dad.
B:Forget it. What's done is done.
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Lara

Could you do me a favor?

Hubert

Of course.

Lara

I want to buy a car. I know nothing about cars.

Hubert

Would you like me to help you ?

Lara

Yes, I would like you to check the car I will buy.

Hubert

No problem. What time shall we meet?

III
I'm starving.
Yin

I think we should get something to eat.


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Linda

Are you hungry?


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Yin

Hungry? I'm starving.


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Linda

There is an Italian restaurant near here.


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Yin

Is the food very hot?


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Linda

It's kind of hot, but it's very tasty.


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IV. "It is up to you"


John

Would you like to go out to dinner or to a movie?


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Karen

Either one, it is up to you.


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John

What would you prefer?


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Karen

I really don't care, I just want to get out of the house.


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John

Well, then how about dinner and a movie?


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Karen

That's a great idea!


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V. "Watch out"
Lacey

Why don't you ask Gordon to change the light bulb.?


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Anthony

He's always busy. It's easier if I do it myself.


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Lacey

Watch out!
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Anthony

T... You
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"Watch out!" he shouted, but it was too late - she had knocked the whole tray of drinks on the floor.
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V. Have you seen the new film?


A. Have you seen the new film?
B. What film do you mean?
A.The Royal Tenenbaums.
B. Did you like it?
A.Oh, it was fantastic!
B.Do you think the film is worth seeing?
A.Sure. Its super!
B. Lets watch it again. OK?
A. But when?
B.Tomorrow evening.
VI. "My feet are killing me"
Marie

You look a bit tired. What have you been doing?


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Yvonne

Shopping for some new outfits.


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Marie

Did you get what you want?


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Yvonne

I did, but it took me all day.


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Marie

What do you want to do now?


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Yvonne

I just want to sit down somewhere and relax. My feet are killing me!
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VII. "It doesn't make any difference"

Mike

Shall I pick you up at 5 or 6?

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Joei

It doesn't make any difference.


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Mike

O.K, I will pick you up at 5.


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Joei

No problem!
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Mike

Shall we play badminton or table tennis on Sunday?


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Joei

It doesn't make any difference.


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VIII. "Things got out of hand"


Cara

Hey, Lynne. How was the party last night?


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Lynne

At first, it was great.


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Cara

Then what happened?


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Lynne

Some guys started to fight, and then things really got out of hand.
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Cara

Did your date do anything to protect you?


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Lynne

No! He ran away as soon as the fight started.


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Cara

In that case, you're lucky. He sounds more like a frog than a prince.
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The children were getting out of hand again.
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IX. "What do you fancy"


Sian

Let's eat out tonight. I don't feel like cooking.


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Vincent

Well why not? What do you fancy?


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Sian

I think Japanese would make a nice change.


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Vincent

Fine. How about the new place just off the market square?
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Sian

Good idea. I'll go and freshen up first.


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Vincent

OK, in the meantime I'll phone to book a table.


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Fancy - () , () :
Do you fancy going to see a movie sometime?
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X. "Whatever you say"


Kato

How about having dinner together after work?


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Mori

Fine.
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Kato

Should we have Japanese or American food?


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Mori

Whatever you say!


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Kato

There is a good steak house around the corner.


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Mori

That's a good idea.


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"We'll go in your car, Billy." "Whatever you say".
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XI. "You can count on us"

Stacey

Sue, can you drive Jane and I to the doctor on Monday?


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Sue

I think so.
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Stacey

We need a ride very badly, are you sure you will be able to help out?
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Sue

Sure. I will mark it on my calendar so I don't forget.


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Stacey

Thanks, you are a good friend.


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Sue

You can always count on me when you need help.


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Count on someone -
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I can always count on you to cheer me up.
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"Has a crush on me"


Mary

I've been hearing rumors about you.

Anthony

What?

Mary

My friend Susan said that you've been bad-mouthing me behind my back.

Anthony

That's a lie. Susan just has a crush on me. So she wants us to break up.
a-i cdea cu tronc la inim a fi ndrgostit lulea /

Mary

That's crazy.

Anthony

Just look at me. I'm smart, charming, and I have a good job.

Mary

You forgot to say "Funny!" You're very, very funny.

XII. "I couldn't help it"


Daryl

I am upset. Somebody told my boss I have a part-time job.


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Smith

And he doesn't like that?


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Daryl

No, he doesn't. He thinks that I am too tired to work.


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Smith

I am sorry. I have to admit I told him.


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Daryl

You told him? Why?


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Smith

I couldn't help it. He asked me point-blank.


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"It's better than nothing"


Jim

Did you ask Mr. Davidson for a raise?


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Carmen

Yes, I asked for 80 cents any hour more.


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Jim

Did you get it?


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Carmen

No, I got 30 cents.


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Jim

That's too bad.


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Carmen

Oh, it is alright. It is better than nothing.


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"Leaving things to the last minute"


Margie

Are you free to talk right now?


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Naomi

Listen, you've caught me at a bad time. I'm writing an article, and my deadline's in an hour.
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Margie

You really like leaving things to the last minute!


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Naomi

I know. It's a terrible habit.


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Margie

I'll leave you to it then. I'll speak to you later.


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"It's beyond me"


Anthony

How long have you been in this country?


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Seung

Two months.
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Anthony

Is it hard for you to study at an American college?


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Seung

Yes, I find it very difficult. Especially when you can't follow the professor's lecture.
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Anthony

That's because you just arrived. Do you like biology?


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Seung

No. It's beyond me.


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"Let's get to the point"


Janet

Good afternoon Bob, isn't it a lovely day?


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Bob

Yes, it is Janet!
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Janet

It is the kind of day when you want to go outside.


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Bob

Janet, let's get to the point. Do you want the afternoon off?
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Janet

Yes, Bob.
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Bob

Alright. As soon as you finish typing. You can go.


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"Look a gift horse in the mouth"


Penny

This trip isn't a good idea.


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Andrew

Oh, don't be such a spoilsport.


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Penny

But, there's a hole in the tent.


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Andrew

Yes, but we can't look a gift horse in the mouth. It is free, and at least we have a tent.
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Penny

We should have a hotel. When you asked me to go away, I didn't think you meant a
camping trip.
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Andrew

Oh, but isn't it romantic?


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"Make it up to you"
Dana

How come you haven't called me all week?


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Stephen

I've just had a big project at work.


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Dana

You could have at least called me to let me know.


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Stephen

You're right. I'm sorry.


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Dana

I'm afraid it's not that easy.


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Stephen

Let me take you out to make it up to you. Besides, there's something I want to tell you.
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Make it up to somebody - - ,
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I'm sorry we can't take you with us, but I promise I'll make it up to you somehow.
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, "something is killing someone"

"Not that I know of"


Mei

Is Mrs. Johnson joining us for dinner?


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Susie

Not that I know of.


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Mei

I was hoping she would come with us.


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Susie

Why?
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Mei

I would like her to try some of our traditional Chinese foods.


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Susie

That's very kind of you.


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"Out of line"
Bradley

Hi, Rosemary. I wanted to talk to you about yesterday.


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Rosemary

Oh, it was nothing. You don't have to say anything.


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Bradley

No, I really owe you an apology. I was way out of line.


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Rosemary

Well, I was surprised by your reaction. It's not like you to be so brash.
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Bradley

I know. I haven't been myself lately. Can you forgive me?


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Rosemary

Of course. It's water under the bridge.


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Bradley

I'm relieved to hear that. Thanks for being so understanding.


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Rosemary

Any time. See you later!


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Out of line ,
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It was made quite clear to me that if I stepped out of line again I'd be out of a job.
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"Pitch in"
Mrs. Chen

Turn off that TV, now!


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Fanny

What? I can't hear you. The TV is too loud.


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Mrs. Chen

I said turn off that TV!


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Fanny

But, Mom! My favorite show is on.


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Mrs. Chen

I don't care what is on. I need you to pitch in and do some housework.
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Fanny

But, Mom

Mrs. Chen

No more buts. Go do the dishes.


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Fanny

But, I'll miss my show.


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Mrs. Chen

Don't make me repeat myself. I say NOW!


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Pitch in - , ;
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After we had seen the video everyone started pitching in with comments on its faults.
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"Pop into my head"

Shelly

Do you think you passed the math test?


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Aileen

I don't think so.


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Shelly

Oh, it was so easy. Why didn't you do well on it?


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Aileen

Don't be so rude. I'm not good at math. Answers to these questions don't just pop into my
head.
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Shelly

I'm sorry.
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Aileen

That's OK. But, maybe you can help me get an A next time.
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Shelly

Come on, Aileen. I can tutor you, but I'm not a miracle worker.
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Pop into one's head
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The idea popped into my head while I was in the washroom.
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"She called in sick"


Howard

Where's Missy?
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Lisa

She called in sick.


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Howard

Lisa, tell me the truth. I know she's job hunting.


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Lisa

Yes, but she didn't want anyone to know.


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Howard

Missy may think the grass is greener on the other side, but she has a great job here.
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Lisa

But her heart isn't in our company any longer.


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Howard

If that's the case then we shouldn't hold her back.

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