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personally • wonder • lack of
cherish • going on
  1. Sometimes there is a water in the city during the dry season.
  2. Weddings are a moment to .
  3. Cakes are like a of the world for her.
  4. People were running everywhere and screaming.  For a moment I had no idea what was .
  5. , I don't understand why she likes him.
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856 Grilled Treats
Ivan talks about satay and the types of meat he enjoys eating.

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Personally that's the meat I like.

We use the word 'personally' when we give our opinion about something.  Notice the following:

  1. Personally, I just don't like it.
  2. I, personally, loved the movie.

my wonder of the world

It's my wonder of the world.

Here, we use the phrase 'my wonder of the world' to talk about something that is really special for us.  Notice the following:

  1. A fine red wine is my wonder of the world.
  2. My wonder of the world would be chocolate mousse.

lack of lambs

It's hard to find because of lack of lambs.

The phrase 'lack of' means there is not enough or none of something.  Notice the following:

  1. Many villagers suffer from a lack of food.
  2. The was a lack of funding for the project.

cherish that moment

I really cherish that moment.

We 'cherish' an experience that is very special to us.  Notice the following:

  1. They cherished the moment their first child was born.
  2. I cherished the moment I graduated.

going on

There's a traffic jam going on.

The phrase 'going on' talks about an event, activity or situation that is in progress.  Notice the following:

  1. There's a party going on at Kim's house.
  2. What's going on tonight?