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English Lesson: Thanks a lot!
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You're sick. Your friend called you, and she said that you sound horrible. You have a cold, so your voice does sound messed up. But you pretend to be offended by your friend criticizing your voice. You say this in jest.

English Lesson: Janu is going to be filling in for me while I'm out on maternity leave.
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You're pregnant. You'll be out of the office for several weeks when you have your baby. Your boss has hired a temporary worker to do your job while you're gone. Now you're introducing her to some of your coworkers.

English Lesson: No way. You don't stand a chance!
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You're talking with a friend about an upcoming professional baseball game. Your friend's favorite team is playing, and your friend says that they're going to win. You completely disagree.

English Lesson: I'll keep an eye out for it.
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You're a receptionist in an office. An employee at the company is waiting for a package and asked if it had been delivered yet. It hasn't, but you say this to let her know that you'll bring it to her when it arrives.

English Lesson: I ran into someone I haven't seen in years.
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Earlier in the day, you saw someone that you used to know but haven't seen for several years & were surprised. You say this when you tell your sister about it later.


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