Words used when talking.Revision:
suppose so - get on (well) with - so Vocabularyactually
- the truth, the reality is, i.e.- You must be tired after your long walk.- Actually, I feel fine. Or: I feel fine, actually.
- So, the rent for the house is fifteen hundred pounds a month.- It's seventeen hundred, actually. Or: Actually, it's seventeen hundred.background
- a person's family circumstances, education, culture,
work, experiences, etc. i.e.- He comes from a very wealthy background.- Her background is in banking and finance but now she wants to teach geography in schools.comfortable
- a) physically and / or mentally at ease; relaxed; b) to not have any financial
worries, i.e.a) This is a very comfortable chair.a) Sure, I'm comfortable about your father coming to live with us: we have a spare room and
he's a great guy.b) - So, is she rich?
- No, *not exactly, but she's comfortable.
* See below.(to) cut out
- a) to use scissors or a similar tool to cut something from a newspaper,
magazine, etc. b) (Phrasal verb) to stop doing something, i.e.a) There's a great article in the paper about exercise which I'm going to cut out.b) I must cut out eating so many fatty foods. especially
- in particular, to draw focus onto one aspect of something, i.e.
get on well with
- I love classical music, especially Mozart and Chopin.
- She is very well organised and especially kind to her staff, always buying little presents for their birthdays.
- I liked all the exhibition but especically the Japanese paintings.
- (Phrasal verb) - to have a good relationship with, or not, i.e.
(to) increase - (verb and noun) to make bigger, become more in size, amount, strength, etc.
- She gets on (well) with everyone in the class.
- He doesn't get on (well) with his boss.
it's not worth + ing - not a good idea to spend the time, money, or energy on something, someone, i.e.
- His following on-line has increased by a million.
- There's been a big increase in the number of coffee shops in this town in the last five years.
- It's not worth seeing that film, it's terrible.
- It's not worth going out now: all the shops will be shut.
- It's not worth asking to borrow money from John: he never lends money.
- not accurate; not to agree, i.e.- So you believe everyone should work a four-day week.- Not exactly, but everyone should have more holidays.- He told me you're having your party at home and inviting about forty friends.- No, that's not exactly right. I'm having the party at a restaurant and inviting thirty friends.
salary - the money you receive for your job.
suppose + so - to agree to something which the speaker, usually, hasn't thought deeply
about; sometimes suggests reluctant agreement, i.e.
- We should start cleaning the house now.
- Yes, I suppose so.