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lost • perhaps • huge
overseas • There you are
  1. We were late to the surprise party, because we got on the way here.
  2. We're going out for dinner and for a movie after that.
  3. . Now you have all the information you need.
  4. Do you have a lot of contact with people ?
  5. Your dog is this big and he is only a puppy?! He is going to be .
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Answer the following questions about the interview.

1244 Ecuador and Colombia

Felipe has lived most of his life in Colombia and Ecuador. He compares both.

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get lost


Sometimes cities are too big, and you get lost.

When you 'get lost,' you make a mistake in the direction that you are walking or driving, you arrive in an area that you are not familiar with.Notice the following:

  1. It's almost impossible to get lost around here.
  2. I get lost a lot when I first move to a new city.



What is something you would like to change, perhaps of Ecuador or Colombia?

'Perhaps' is another way to say 'maybe.' Notice the following:

  1. I was going to go for a bike ride or perhaps a run this afternoon.
  2. Perhaps you should go to the doctor. You sound really sick.



I don't like cities in Colombia because they are so big; they're huge.

Something 'huge' is really, really, really big. Notice the following:

  1. This sweater is a size medium, but it's huge.
  2. It's impossible to understand how huge the ocean really is.



People overseas don't know much about Colombia or Ecuador.

Here, people 'overseas' just means people in a different country. Notice the following:

  1. We are going on an overseas honeymoon next month.
  2. She has been living overseas for most of the last 15 years.

There you are


There you are; that's great.

You can use this sentence when you have given someone else something he wanted and the conversation is ending. Notice the following:

  1. There you are. Have a nice day.
  2. I have the books that you wanted to borrow, so there you are.