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How to ask someone where they got something

Watch two people talking about where one of them got something.

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Intermediate: B1

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it depends but i spend averagely 1 hour for shopping.
İ thought internet is best way to shopping . İts quick, easy and you can find what you want and compare prices.

For me, i do shopping everyweek to buy clothes, foods, books with my friends. Sometimes, i go shopping with my mom and we buy something for our house such as food, ingredients or kitchenware.
Shopping online is not really good way to buy products. Sometimes we want to buy clothes which is far from our living, we have to order them via internet website without touching or trying them. It means that we cannot see clothes directly and we don't know the quality of products really is.

I spend an hour or more for shopping every week.
Maybe the internet a good way to buy things. I am not sure. I have never bought online. They say it is convenient.

Hi,

May i ask, what's different between 'could do with' and 'need'?

Hi eve501,

In many contexts there is no difference. Perhaps you could provide a concrete example and we'll be happy to tell you if there is any difference in that specific context.

 

Best wishes,

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

hi..

is there any difference between conducting a training, providing a training or running a training?

thanks in advance.

Hello Megay,

'Providing' means that you make it possible for someone to get training (without the 'a'). This could be by doing it yourself as a trainer, by paying for it or by organising it.

'Conducting' training means you are the trainer in charge of the training session. 'Running' means the same.

Best wishes,

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

hi
can you please check which sentence is right.
1- I have headache.
or
2- I have got headache.
can you please explain the difference as well.
kind regards

Hello Akmal,

Both sentences are almost correct – what both of them need is 'a' before 'headache': 'I have (or have got) a headache'. There's a useful explanation of the different uses of 'have' and 'have got' on this BBC page, and you can also see a video explanation on our Big Meal Scene 2 Language Focus page.

Best wishes,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

 

It depends on what kind of shopping we are talking about, if you mean all of that involves money and product exchange I do shopping every week to buy foods or things for home but if we are talking about goods to people or to ourselves I definitely do not spend much time on it. I only go shopping when I have to buy a gift for a birthday party or when I really need something that I could not buy on line.
Besides being most interesting shopping on the internet is cheaper and it offers even more options both stores and products. You just have to be carefull on wich website to choose, if they are safe and reliable I think it is ok.

Thank you all.

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