Present Perfect - Past Continuous - will be able toRevision:
Everyday expressions + apparently Vocabulary to bump into someone
- to meet someone by coincidence, i.e.
- I bumped into John in the supermarket.
- a long time. Relative to context, i.e.
- I haven't had a holiday for ages. = three or more years, possibly.
- I haven't bought a newspaper for ages. = three or more weeks, possibly.
- joking, not being serious, i.e.- I failed all my exams, mum.- You what?!- Just kidding, passed them, grade As all the way. out of the question
- (Idiom) definitely not, i.e. - We need to employ more sales personell.- That's out of the question: the company can't afford any more staff.no way
- definitely not, i.e. - Can I have a party next weekend?- No way, the last time you had a party the house got wrecked.apparently
- seems to be so, but might not be, i.e.
- Jamie's moving to Canada, apparently.- Who told you that?- Peter.- Forget it, he always gets things wrong. loads of
- Apparently, it's going to rain tomorrow; if the weather forecast is correct.
- (colloquial) a lot of, i.e.
- She's got loads of friends.
- We don't have to hurry, we've got loads of time to catch the train.