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muscular • body • amongst
got it • go on then
  1. She doesn't know it, but she has a really good .
  2. He doesn't exercise much anymore, but he is still very .
  3. That's it. You . Now just keep going.
  4. I know it looks gross, but it tastes really good. , try it.
  5. Since we are friends, I can tell you how I really feel.
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Answer the following questions about the interview.
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#537 20 Questions

Ruth and Akane talk about a famous person.

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muscular

Is she muscular?

A 'muscular' person has a lot of muscles, usually big muscles.  Imagine somebody who exercises and lifts weights.  Notice the following:

  1. I used to be more muscular, but now I don't have time for exercise.
  2. She has very muscular arms, because she plays tennis every day.

good body

I think she's got a good body.

To have a 'good body' is to have a nice shape or figure, not too fat and not too thin.  Notice the following:

  1. She has a good body, but she wears terrible clothes.
  2. I never knew that he had such a good body.

amongst

And is she popular amongst older people?

'Amongst' is the same as among and means 'within' or 'with.'  The example means, is she popular with older people?  Notice the following:

  1. Amongst all the suitcase I brought, I completely forgot pajamas.
  2. Amongst all your good ideas I think this one is the best.

go on then

Go on then. You have a guess.

'Go on then' is similar to 'try it' and is used to encourage somebody to do something.  Notice the following:

  1. Go on then and have a piece of cake.  My mother made it for you.
  2. If you want to go to the party, go on then.

you got it

Correct. You got it.

'You got it' means you understand or are doing something correctly.  Notice the following:

  1. I think you got it now.  Just keep playing like that.
  2. You got it!!! Finally!  Try it again.

 

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