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English Conversation 15: Helping a Friend Move

1. furniture: movable things like tables, chairs, dressers, desks, etc. that are needed for houses, offices, schools, etc.
  • We don't have a lot of furniture. We only have a table, 4 chairs, and a small sofa.
  • Please do not let the dog on the furniture.
2. to get out of something: to avoid doing something that one does not want to do
  • I got out of going on the business trip. I told my boss that I had to go to my best friend's wedding.
  • I have to work this weekend, but I will try to get out it.

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