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Lesson on 9/12/2002 Topic(s): Food and formal dining

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They donít fill you up [OR] It doesn't fill you up

Quite informal, probably speech

during office hour

 

our department is getting smaller

Correct structure but if used about something that is finished (rather than ongoing)

Turkey with all the trimmings See "Christmas menu exercise"        
fois gras (often a pate when it is called "Pate de fois gras" Personally I don't eat it because of the cruelty involved in producing it. Be warned, this site is rather disturbing but if you want an animal rights perspective click here.        
Minestrone          
Croutons          

Fouccacia

Ciabatta

See "Different types of bread" exercise        
Delicatessen          
Etiquette          
Walnuts          
Yorkshire pudding A traditional British dish        
Nut cutlet          
Yak A big, black cowlike animal        

Lesson on 16/12/2002 Topic(s):

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nondescript       I will have a party on the Christmas day.

Almost correct structure (apart from the article) but if used about something that is already planned it

innocuous          

Lesson on 23/12/2002 Topic(s):

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On your mind Quite informal, probably speech

I played the squash

Most sports don't usually have articles The work which I should complete on Friday

Almost correct structure but if used about the past it

Mill around Quite informal, probably speech

I wear the glasses

Like "trousers", "glasses" is always plural On the coming Wednesday I will Almost correct structure but if used about something that is already planned it

Get away with murder Quite informal, probably speech

I had a dinner with

  Do window shopping

Possibly correct but probably

Paying attention  

I have already chose it

  You need two hours (to get there)

Possibly correct but probably

Seedy  

the most important is that

     
Regimented  

I want to call you yesterday

     
It's all downhill from here Quite informal, probably speech

Cosmetic is...

     
Proselytise  

Diamond in Japan is

     
Bemoan Formal, rather old-fashioned

The Santa Claus

     

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