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Don't get over-emotional

It's good to express your emotions but don't lose control!

In an interview situation it’s always good to express yourself and to convey your feelings, however there is a limit.  You don’t want to put yourself in a situation that causes you to become over-emotional and perhaps lose control – this could jeopardise the success of your whole interview.

In order to avoid this, think about the kind of things that you may be asked about in an interview that could cause you to get emotional – a pet that died recently, an exam you failed, an argument you had with a friend. By thinking about them in advance you can mentally prepare yourself to talk about them, or our best advice would be to try to avoid talking on these sensitive subjects altogether and wherever possible answer the question using a different example.


Good evening

( this could jeopardise the success of...) if I said

( this could put in danger the success of..) is it ok .

thanks in advance

Does here “gets” mean “reach”? Or “go to”

1}He usually gets home about six o’clock
2)Sue always gets to work early.

Hello amit_ck

In both cases, 'get' means 'arrive'.

All the best


The LearnEnglish Team

he has to control his emotions and explain the answer which was asked in a certain sentence with examples and with confidence by keeping in mind with pronunciation and intonation and his rate of speech in control.

Which one is correct:
a) He got his daughter married to a doctor?
b) He got his daughter married with a doctor?
c) He married her daughter to a doctor?


Hello Zeeshan Siddiqii,

The second sentence is not correct. The phrase 'get married' needs the preposition 'to', not 'with'.

The other sentences are not grammatically wrong but sound rather odd. We generally say that a person gets married to another person, not that someone else gets them married. Thus the first sentence would most likely be 'She (his daughter) got married to a doctor'.

The third sentence is also rather unlikely, unless the 'he' here is the person performing the marriage ceremony. In that case we might say 'He (the priest) married her daughter to a doctor'.


Best wishes,


The LearnEnglish Team

We could try to imagine a story which we saw from movie or fiction book to cover the questions. It is much space to talk about and will not make you over-emotional thinking.

He was so emotional, :D

We all cried.. poor guy'