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Business English Conversation 49: Making Small Talk

1. to be in a hurry: to be in a rush; to have a need to go or do fast
  • I'm sorry, but I can't talk right now. I am in a hurry.
  • Can you please speak faster? I am in a hurry.
2. How do you like...?: a question used to ask a person whether they like something or not

A) How do you like your new job?
B) It's okay.

A) How do you like your new house?
B) It is great. It is convenient, since it is so close to my office.

3. to be lovely: to be wonderful and nice
  • Your house is lovely.
  • Everybody has been lovely.

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