Stephen and Ashlie realise they have quite similar ideas about what their Mum would like, but Ashlie soon gets distracted from the task in hand!

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There are supermarkets in my city, but they are not the like this showed in the lesson. They are instead to sell food, I mean, meat, fruit, vegetables, and groceries in general. Thera great commercial stores Walmart. I guess the are markets like Cadmen in the touristic cities of my country.

There are plenty markets in my country you could visit any, you could get a variety of things than you could imagine, You need time and money to choose and buy, but don't worry there are markets and things with affordable prices.

we have a lot of market in my country that they are huge and beautiful and old. i think its really interesting to visit them such as Vakil market in Shiraz and Tajrish market in Tehran.

I'm debuting on this site and I'm already loving it. Well my country Brazil is quite big and when I visit another state I always go to the market to know, to eat and buy things, mainly handicrafts.

The markets in my country are really big and the prices are arguable. The sellers give always huge prices and you muss be wise enough to find the real value of the product and argued the price. Mostly strangers buy without arguing.

Of course i have shopped in my country! But markets in my country aren't as beautiful as the ones in London.. i wish I could visit the city one day!.

Markets in my town aren't so huge and variety as a Camden Market in London. I'd like to visit that place in the UK.

hi there
I have 3 questions
what does these means sentences below
1 I meet you halfway
2 I'm running out of time
3 call it quits
that's very nice of you

Hi Hamedtry,

1. In this context 'I'll meet you halfway' is a way of making an offer in negotiation. If one person offers $20 and the second offers $30 then the next step might be to say 'I'll meet you halfway' and offer $25.

2. 'I'm running out of time' means that you do not have much time left.

3. We say 'we'll call it quits' when we want to say that neither side owes the other anything. For example, in this dialogue Ashlie lent Stephen £50 and then Stephen gave her back a candleholder worth £50, so Stephen says they can 'call it quits'.


Best wishes,


The LearnEnglish Team

Hi sir
What does you’ll get it back mean?