Common Expressions Revision:
by the way - come on Vocabulary getting on better (with)
- improved relationship with someone or something, i.e.
how's it (all) going?
- She's getting on better with her sister now.
- He's getting on better with his studies now.
- He's getting on better with his tennis skills now he has a new trainer.
- how are things in a person's life, generally, i.e.- Hi, how's it going?- Fine, thanks, how're you?how's X going?
- how are things specifically, i.e.
I see your point
- How's your job going?
- How's her computer course going?
- I understand what you are saying, i.e.- ...so, actually, robot technology will be create more jobs.- I see your point, however, I must disagree because.....pick up
- various meanings, here it means something is improving, i.e.
(to) pop round
- His health is picking up now.
- Car sales have been picking up for six months.
- to visit someone or go somewhere nearby for a short time, i.e. - I'll pop round for coffee later. - I'm just popping round to the supermarket, I won't be long.