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English Conversation 20: Let's Sell Our House

1. to raise kids: to take care of and help promote the growth of children
  • We raised four healthy kids. We should be proud.
  • It is not easy to raise kids.
2. to be grown up: to be an adult and fully developed physically
  • My children are all grown up.
  • My son is grown up and married.
3. to talk someone out of something: to persuade a person not to do something
  • My wife talked me out of buying a motorcycle.
  • Mark talked Kathy out of quitting her job.

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