UNIT 9

UNIT 9

Speaking / Talking
COMPLETE THE SENTENCES WITH THE WORDS FROM BELOW.

situation

increase

need

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  1. 1. UNIT 9 UNIT 9 Speaking / Talking COMPLETE THE SENTENCES WITH THE WORDS FROM BELOW. situation increase need nothing methods Join in part discussion finance Come on to IF SOMEONE “JOINS IN” A DISCUSSION / CONVERSATION, THEY START PARTICIPATING IN IT. IF YOU “COME ON TO” A PARTICULAR TOPIC, YOU START DISCUSSING IT. 1 2 “They asked me if I’d like to join in on their on alternative energy.” Come in for IF SOMEONE OR SOMETHING “COMES IN FOR” A LOT OF CRITICISM, IT RECEIVES A LOT OF CRITICISM. “Now, I’d like to come on to the question of .” Come up (a name) IF SOMEONE’S NAME (OR SOMETHING IN GENERAL) “COMES UP” IN A CONVERSATION, IT IS MENTIONED CASUALLY. 4 3 “Their came in for a lot of criticism.” “Your name came up when we were talking about people for the in the play.” Chip in Drone on IF SOMEONE “CHIPS IN” DURING A CONVERSATION, THEY INTERRUPT IT BY SAYING SOMETHING. 5 IF SOMEONE “DRONES ON”, THEY TALK IN A BORING AND MONOTONOUS VOICE FOR A PERIOD OF TIME. 6 “What do you think of the chipped in. ?” he “He was droning on and on about the need to efficiency. It was so boring.” Drag in /into Drag up IF YOU “DRAG” A TOPIC/PERSON “INTO” A CONVERSATION, YOU MENTION THAT TOPIC/ PERSON EVEN THOUGH OTHER PEOPLE DO NOT WANT TO DISCUSS IT/THEM. 7 “Don’t drag James into all this. It’s got to do with him.” IF SOMEONE “DRAGS UP” AN UNPLEASANT STORY FROM THE PAST, THEY MENTION IT EVEN THOUGH PEOPLE DO NOT WANT TO BE REMINDED OF IT. 8 A: And don’t forget the time you were stopped for speeding. B: There’s no to drag that up again. 12 I www.hotenglishgroup.com FREE subscription if you recommend Hot English Language Services to your company. E-mail classes@hotenglishmagazine.com

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