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At the Airport

Andrew is flying to Rome from Gatwick Airport. He is checking in at the check-in desk…

Andrew: Good morning! I’d like to check-in for my flight to Rome, please.

Airline Assistant: Good morning. Can I have your passport and confirmation number, please?

Andrew: No problem, here they are.

Airline Assistant: Perfect, thank you.  How much luggage are you checking-in today?

Andrew: Just this suitcase.

Airline Assistant: OK, please put it on the scales for me. Would you prefer an aisle seat or a window seat?

Andrew: A window seat if possible, please.

Airline Assistant: No problem at all, here is your passport and your boarding card. Your flight leaves from Gate A3, and boarding begins 40 minutes before departure. Your seat number is 12B. Enjoy your flight!

Andrew: Thank you. Have a nice day!

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At the Airport


Phrasal verb
Example sentence
To come across something

To find something


He came across a

nice, little

restaurant while he

was walking

through the town.

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To check out
  1. To prove information or facts are true.

  2. To check out of a hotel

  1. You should check out the latest Harry Potter book – it’s amazing!

  2. He checked out at 11am this morning.

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To eat out

To eat in a


When I lived in

France, I used to

eat out every


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To polish something off

To finish eating

food or doing work


  1. She polished off the whole pizza.

  2. He polished off two essays in one week.

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To snack on something

To eat small amounts of food between meals

If you eat breakfast

in the morning,

you’re less likely

to snack on


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