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Business English Conversation 35: Remodeling the Office

1. an architect: a person who designs buildings and houses
  • My daughter wants to be an architect when she grows up.
  • My husband is an architect.
2. to remodel something: to reconstruct something (not for the whole building; just for parts inside a building)
  • We remodeled our kitchen last year.
  • Our company is remodeling our office.
3. to be a waste of space: to take up space but not provide any benefit or have any use
  • This rowing machine is a waste of space. I never use it.
  • The statue in our office is a waste of space. It is useless. Plus, it is ugly.

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