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English Conversation 23: A Boring Movie

1. I can't understand why...: a sentence pattern used when angry or surprised at something or someone
  • I can't understand why people spit on the street. It is so dirty.
  • I can't understand why my boss makes us work late every day. It is unnecessary.
2. at all: a phrase used to emphasize a negative sentence
  • I haven't eaten at all today.
  • He doesn't help us at all. He is useless.
3. to not have a sense of humor: to not laugh a lot and to not understand jokes and why things are funny
  • He is too serious. He doesn't have a sense of humor.
  • Mary is not fun. She doesn't have a sense of humor at all.

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