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reunited • shoot • the rest
starter • hook him
  1. I want to get him a kit for oil painting.
  2. Could you ever an animal?
  3. I told him I could up with a new phone, but now I don't think I can.
  4. My car is completely full, and I don't know what to do with of my stuff.
  5. The book is about twin sisters who are after many years apart.
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641 Manga 2
Tre tells Joel about the manga he reads and why.

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reunite

The guy searched for her for a long time, but before they could reunite, the cops came.

You are 'reunited' with someone when you come back together with them after you have been separated. Notice the following:

  1. You should use this time to reunite with old friends.
  2. She was finally reunited with her biological parents after 30 years.

shot him

The cops beat and shot him a few times but he managed to escape.

If cops 'shoot' someone, they fire a gun at him to try to kill him. Notice the following:

  1. When he took out a gun, the police had to shoot him.
  2. The movie starts with the main character being shot in the head.

the rest

Well, this is all I can tell you, but the rest you should read.

You can use the phrase 'the rest' to talk about the part of something that still remains. Notice the following:

  1. Do you want the rest of this pizza?
  2. I did some of my homework already, but I'll have to do the rest after work.

a starter kit

I'm going to have to buy your used comics for a starter kit.

A 'starter kit' is something that you get when you are just starting a new activity or hobby. It includes everything needed for a beginner, but would not have what a more advanced person would need. Notice the following:

  1. I want to get into drawing, so I'm looking for a starter kit.
  2. The hospital gives a kind of starter kit to new mothers.

hook me up

Please hook me up and help me out with this.

You can tell someone to 'hook you up' if you want them to help you in some way. It might be putting you in contact with someone or getting you a good price on something. Notice the following:

  1. Her father is very important in this area, so he was able to hook her up with a great job when she graduated.
  2. He hooked me up with a good deal on a new television.