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1229 Nadam

Chugi from Mongolia talks about a special holiday in her country called Nadam.

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all over

It's happening all over the country

Here, the phrase 'all over' means 'in many locations.' It can also mean 'covering a large area.' Notice the following:

  1. She flies all over the country for her job.
  2. There are ATM's all over the city.

right next to

You can find it right next to the place where they horse-race.

When something is 'right next to' something or 'right beside' it, then is it very, very close. Here, the word 'right' is similar in meaning to 'exactly.' Notice the following:

  1. I live right next to a park.
  2. My friend lives right down the street from me.

charge

They just charge a little bit of money.

When businesses charge people, they make them pay money for a service or good. Notice the following:

  1. I think they over-charged me on the bill.
  2. That cafe charges too much for it's coffee.

If I were you

If I were you, I would go to the second day.

The phrase 'if I were you' states what the speaker would do in the same situation. It is used when giving advice. Notice the following:

  1. If I were you, I would see a doctor. You look terrible.
  2. If I were you, I would leave now. Traffic is bad at this hour.

I think you should

I think you should come with me and experience the big festival in Mongolia.

'I think you should' is a softer way to say 'you should.' Notice the following:

  1. I think you should take a day off.
  2. I think you should call your mother.
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