Sarah, Olivia, Harry and Johnny are all looking glum, but Fadi is here to solve their problems.

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Intermediate: B1

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I don't understand some lines(but there is no real job on offer) why it isn't just thee is no job
(perhaps not as yet) what about just not yet
(don't lose any sleep over it)
(I can’t afford much more) what if its just can't afford more

Hi there, can you explain this to me? "Harry: Slow down. Will you!" What does it mean? According to this exclamation mark after you(Will you!), is it an exclamatory sentence or something else? Thank you very much.

Hi Hung,

The punctuation is a little different in the transcript and has a comma rather than a full stop:

Slow down, will you!

 

We can use 'will you' as a tag after an imperative for rhetorical effect. It does not change the meaning of the imperative but gives it a more theatrical emphasis.

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Thank you so much! I think I need a new pair of glasses......
Thanks.

Hello everyone! I can't listen clearly the sentence"i'll bring them over to you. Is that any connection the words here. Thank you so much.

Hello Nicehope,

If you're not sure what is said in the recording, please click on 'transcript' just below the player buttons. You'll see the full text of the episode.

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Everybody seems to be not satisfied at all. Why? We would be all happy only if we were satisfied with what we have already. For example, we already have good friends, we already have been living until this age, we do not have any war around us.... Don't you think so?

I don´t think so , actually I do believe everyone is always looking for a step forward , when they achieve their goal they start another goal again and again , I think this make our life interesting isn´t it ? don´t accommodated . and yes , there are a lot of people unsatisfied with every thing and I don´t like to be with this kind of people , finally if we don´t complain about something sometime we don´t have subjetc to talk about with our mates , so we have to say something

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