Common Expressions (4)Revision:
Sequencers: first...then...finally... - by the wayVocabulary as long as
- but only if, i.e.
by the way
- As long as you finish your work you can go home at five.
- Sure I'll join you at the restaurant, as long as you're paying.
- to introduce a new topic, i.e.
- ...so I'll go to university in September. By the way, do you still want to sell your guitar?
- eventually. Often followed by ing
or a noun
- She studied medicine in Vienna and ended up teaching heart surgery in London.
- His teachers said his maths was terrible but he ended up being a respected physicist.
- She started as an office assistant and ended up director of the company.
- feeling affection / liking for someone / something, i.e.
pretty + adjective
- She's fond of taking long walks on her own.
- He's very fond of his nieces.
- I'm rather fond of strawberry cheesecake.
- almost as strong as ‘very', i.e.
- He's a pretty good cook.
- The movie was pretty bad, but I enjoyed the book.