Bill and Sam are having a bar-b-q party and are trying to decide what music to have. Their relatives and friends like different kinds of music so it's not easy to choose butthey do make a decision.
likes and dislikes Revision:
should - fond of - would, (future speculation) - I agree Vocabulary (the) best best bet
- (an idiom) the best thing to do, i.e. - Oh, it's raining, we can't go to the beach.- Well, the best bet, then, is to take the children to the cinema. can't stand
- strong dislike; can't accept (followed by a noun
- to + infinitive
- I can't stand him, he only talks about himself.
- I can't stand watching that sport, it's so boring.
- I can't stand to see you lying in bed all morning, come on, get up.
- I can't stand rude people.
- strong liking; when for a person it often has a romantic meaning, i.e.
- He's crazy about Juliet but she's in love with Peter.
- She's crazy about tennis.
- to like, (can be used about people, foods, activities), i.e.
- They're very fond of their grandchildren.
- He's very fond of cheese on toast.
- She's fond of walking in the countryside.
- (colloquial) I think, i.e.- I think John's upset about something but he won't talk about it.- Well, I'll guess he'll tell us what it is when he wants to. hate
- strong dislike, i.e.
- I hate the English weather.
- He's hates fried food.
- I hate what they've done to the city: all the beautiful old buildings have been destroyed.
- People who hold hate in their hearts hurt themselves too.
- to like something; be enthusiastic for something, i.e.
- He's very keen on watching old black and white movies.
- She's keen on horses.
- He's keen on table tennis.
- can be used to mean a strong liking, i.e.
- She loves swimming.
- He loves hot apple pie with ice cream
- They love their new house, it's just what they were looking for.