English Lessons

“She went from sales assistant to Vice President in less than 6 years.”

English Lesson: She went from sales assistant to Vice President in less than 6 years.

The vice president of your company rose to her position quickly. You are telling someone about it. You say this because you're impressed.

She went from sales assistant to Vice President in less than 6 years.

English Lesson: Actually, Mark, can you do me a huge, huge favor? Could you run down to the convenience store and pick up a bag of ice?
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You're having a dinner party at your apartment. You're getting ready and you realize that you forgot to get ice for drinks. You're too busy with cooking, so you ask one of your guests who arrived early for a favor.

English Lesson: I'm headed out to grab some lunch. You want me to pick you up something?
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It's lunch time at work, and you want to go out to get something to eat at a restaurant. Your coworker seems to be working hard, so you say this offering to bring her some food back.

English Lesson: You didn't even ask me how my day was!
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You're at home with your husband on a weeknight. You're mad at him because he's been reading a book and hasn't paid attention to you at all. He sees this and asks what's wrong. You answer.

English Lesson: Can everyone go ahead and take a seat, and let's get started.
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You're leading a meeting for a local meetup group that you're a member of. You'd like to start the meeting, so you say this.