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1.A: The pilots decided to take off in a typhoon.
 B: I am surprised they flew in such bad weather.

  A: I am really out of shape these days?
  B: Don’t worry about it. You look fine.

Do both conversations make sense?
(1.)    In the second, what is another way to say “I am out of shape”? “I am fat” or “I am not fit/ healthy”?


2.   A:  Are you going to the training session today?
B: I was going to the training session, but something came up.
  A: The boss just called a meeting. We should be ready to go.
  B: On such short notice?

Do both conversations make sense?
(1.)   In the first conversation, what is another way to say “came up”? “Happened”?
(2.)    In the second, what is another way to say “on such short notice”?


3.   A: ____________________________?
B: I got some good advice from them

A:_____________________________?
B: The release date is set on July 21.


(1.)    In the first conversation, what could be A’s question?
“How was the meeting with the consultants?”
(2.)    In the second conversation, what could be A’s question?
“When will be the new product available?” or “When will the company launch its new product?”


4 .  A: I’d like to pick up the ticket on Friday, if that’s Okay with you.
   B: I’d advise against that.
   A :  Could you give me a rundown of today’s meeting?
   B: Sure. Nothing much was really happening.”

(1.)    In the first conversation, what is another way to say “I’d advise against that”?
“I disagree with you” or “I disagree on that”?
(2.)    In the second, what is another way to say “give me a rundown of something”?

5 .  A: ________________________________.
   B: Yes, indeed. It was a four-hour ride.
   A: It was nice meeting you.
   B: ___________________________.

(1.)    In the first conversation, what could be A’s question or statement?
“It took you so long to get here.”
(2.)    In the second, what could be B’s response?  “Same here” or “Likewise”?


6. A: __________________________ ?
 B: We project a steady growth rate.
 A:_____________________________?
B: Classical music will be featured.


(1.)    In the first conversation, what could be A’s question?
“How do you expect your company to grow in the future” or “How do you predict your company’s future” ?
(2.)    In the second, what could be A’s question?
“What is the concert about”?

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Oppo,

please find below the answer to one of your recent questions:


1.A: The pilots decided to take off in a typhoon.
 B: I am surprised they flew in such bad weather.

  A: I am really out of shape these days?
  B: Don’t worry about it. You look fine.

Do both conversations make sense? The second one: A is not a question, it's a statement.
(1.)    In the second, what is another way to say “I am out of shape”? “I am not as fit as I wanted to be"


2.   A:  Are you going to the training session today?
B: I was going to the training session, but something came up.
  A: The boss just called a meeting. We should be ready to go.
  B: On such short notice?

Do both conversations make sense? Yes
(1.)   In the first conversation, what is another way to say “came up”? “Happened”? Yes
(2.)    In the second, what is another way to say “on such short notice”?  So soon


3.   A: ____________________________?
B: I got some good advice from them

A:_____________________________?
B: The release date is set on July 21.


(1.)    In the first conversation, what could be A’s question?
“How was the meeting with the consultants?” not the best option...
(2.)    In the second conversation, what could be A’s question?
“When will be the new product available?” or “When will the company launch its new product?” yes to both


4 .  A: I’d like to pick up the ticket on Friday, if that’s Okay with you.
   B: I’d advise against that.
   A :  Could you give me a rundown of today’s meeting?
   B: Sure. Nothing much was really happening.”

(1.)    In the first conversation, what is another way to say “I’d advise against that”?
“I disagree with you”
(2.)    In the second, what is another way to say “give me a rundown of something”? Tell me what happened during the meeting

5 .  A: ________________________________.
   B: Yes, indeed. It was a four-hour ride.
   A: It was nice meeting you.
   B: ___________________________.

(1.)    In the first conversation, what could be A’s question or statement?
“It took you so long to get here.”
(2.)    In the second, what could be B’s response?  “Same here” or “Likewise”


6. A: __________________________ ?
 B: We project a steady growth rate.
 A:_____________________________?
B: Classical music will be featured.


(1.)    In the first conversation, what could be A’s question?
“How do you expect your company to grow in the future” or “How do you predict your company’s future”
(2.)    In the second, what could be A’s question?
“What kind of music should I/we expect?"

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