10 Things You'll Hear on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday.

source: To Fluency      2017年11月23日
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How long will this take?
We’re using the verb take to talk about duration.
- it takes me ten minutes to get to work.
I left the turkey in too long
Another example: I left my keys in the car
Learn more phrases verbs here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...
What are you thankful for?
This is similar to asking: what are you grateful for? This is a big part of Thanksgiving - to give thanks.
Could you pass me the gravy, please?
This is how you ask someone for something. You can also use can.
(Do you love gravy too?)
Have you seen the line at…?
In British English, you would say: have you seen the queue at…?
This is used to express shock at something. Here are more examples:
- have you seen the size of that guy?
- have you seen how happy she looks?
Here are some more differences between British and American English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rtbv...
I just got a deal on…
This means that you got something for a great price.
Watch this to learn the difference that I mentioned in the lesson: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rU4VA...
I shouldn’t have bought that
We use ‘shouldn’t have’ to talk about regrets in the past.
Here is a lesson on that: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlcuh...
I’m doing all my shopping online this year.
To do your shopping online means that you buy things online.
What are you buying now?
by adding now - it suggests that she’s been buying a lot of things