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  1. It is how much clothes cost here.
  2. It's funny the way she always dresses in .
  3. The 'do' in Peru is Machu Picchu.
  4. You should keep that we will be out in the sun all day tomorrow.
  5. Letting yourself get too hot is one of the big for exercising in the winter.
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754 Vegas Tips
Lupe and Kara give practical advice for people going to Las Vegas.

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do's and don'ts

She was wondering maybe if we could give her some do's and don'ts about going to Vegas.

'Do's and don'ts' refers to the things you should and shouldn't do in a particular situation.

Notice the following:

  1. What are the do's and don'ts of working with animals?
  2. There are so many do's and don'ts when it comes to raising children.

ridiculous

You do so much walking there it's ridiculous so I think to wear flat comfortable shoes.

When something is 'ridiculous,' it means that you think that it is crazy or unbelievable.

Notice the following:

  1. The traffic today is just ridiculous.
  2. It's ridiculous that my parents do not let me out after 11pm.

the number one 'do'

I've had many days or nights with blisters all over my feet, so that's the number one 'do': wear comfortable shoes.

The 'number one 'do'' refers to the thing that you must do.

Notice the following:

  1. When you are a student, the number one 'do' is to try and save money.
  2. What would you say is the number one 'do' in Las Vegas?

keep that in mind

It's a really beautiful place, so she will be doing a lot of walking, so I'll definitely keep that in mind and let her know.

When you 'keep something in mind,' it means that you try consider it when you are making a decision.

Notice the following:

  1. Keep in mind that not all people want the same things from life.
  2. I have to go to school first thing tomorrow, and I have to keep that in mind.

dress in layers

They have air-conditioning set at seventy degrees, so outside you get, really warm and then inside you start getting really cold, so it's good to dress in layers.

When you 'dress in layers,' it means that you wear many pieces of clothing on top of each other, so you put clothes on or take them off an be comfortable at many temperatures.

Notice the following:

  1. When you go camping, the advice is to dress in layers so that you can keep warm.
  2. I have dressed in layers today, becuase I am not sure what the weather is going to do.