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amicable • play a role • sprawl out
hang • get lost in
  1. I love to a good book.
  2. The staff here is very .
  3. They famous artists on the wall.
  4. Your work will in you getting a promotion.
  5. She likes to let her books on the counter.
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1260 Nice Cafe

Spencer and Curtis talk about what makes a nice coffee shop or restaurant.

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amicable

People who run a café are generally amicable people.

Amicable means friendly and chatty. Notice the following:

  1. My teacher is very strict, but he is very amicable.
  2. Police are rarely amicabe when they stop you.

hang

My favorite cafés likes to hang local artists.

Here, 'hang an artist' means to hang an artists work or painting on the wall. Notice the following:

  1. He hung a few local artists on the wall.
  2. I hung my kid's drawings on my wall.

play a role

I think the atmosphere plays a big role for me.

When something 'plays a big role' it has great influence on a person's decision. Notice the following:

  1. Weather plays a big role where people like to vacation.
  2. My mother plays a big role in my life.

sprawl out

You can sprawl out with all of your different belongings.

Sprawl out means to spread out, or extend in every direction. Notice the following:

  1. My dog loves to sprawl out on the floor.
  2. My clothes are sprawled out on the bed.

get lost in (something)

I love to get lost in a book.

When you get lost in something, like a book or a store, you stop paying attention to the world around you. Notice the following:

  1. On plane rides, my father always gets lost in his book.
  2. He often gets lost in his work and forgets to leave on time.

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