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Quiz 1: Vocabulary Focus
about to • tubby • feel like
rough • point
  1. I do not cooking tonight.
  2. I disagree but your is taken.
  3. You are looking a bit .
  4. This house is looking a bit around the edges.
  5. I am leave. Do you want to come?
Quiz 2: Comprehension Q's
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Scenes #3 Groceries
Rebecca and Diego decide what food they need for dinner.

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just about to

I'm just about to go to the grocery shop.

When you are just about to do something, you will do it soon. Notice the following:

  1. We are just about to leave.
  2. We are just about to have dinner.

feel like

What do you feel like eating tonight?

When you feel like doing something, then you want to do it. Notice the following:

  1. I feel like staying home tonight. The weather is lousy.
  2. I feel like eating out. Let's go have sushi.

tubby

Getting a bit tubby around the belly.

When you get tubby, you get a little chubby or fat. Notice the following:

  1. You look a bit tubby.
  2. He is kind of tubby, but fit nevertheless.

point taken

OK. OK. Point taken.

This phrase means 'I see your point'. You use it to let the speaker know you cannot argue with their logic, even if you disagree with their opinion. Notice the following:

Bob: Hawaii may not be as exciting as New York, but it has nicer weather.

Sue: Point taken, but I still prefer New York.

rough around the edges

You're getting rough around the edges too.

This phrase means something is getting old or is no longer in perfect condition. Notice the following:

  1. My car is getting a little rough around the edges, but it still runs well.
  2. Old library books usually look rough around the edges.
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