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Going Shopping

Mia is shopping in town. She is looking for a new skirt and a present for her boyfriend’s birthday…

Shop assistant: Hi, can I help you?

Mia: Hi, I’m looking for a new skirt for myself and a t-shirt for my boyfriend’s birthday.

Shop assistant: OK, let’s have a look over here for a skirt for you first… What length and colour would you like?

Mia: Mm… I’d like a mid-length skirt in a nice, bright colour.

Shop assistant: What about this one with a floral pattern? It’s just arrived today for summer!

Mia: That’s nice! Can I try it in a 10 please?

Shop assistant: Of course! Let me find your size… mm…I’m sorry, we only have an 8. Would you like to try it?

Mia: Ok, I’ll try it on and see if it fits. How much is it?

Shop assistant: It’s £55 but we have a promotion on today with 20% off everything in the new collection.  What about this yellow T-shirt for your boyfriend? It’s also in the promotion and we have all sizes available.

Mia: Perfect! The skirt fits fine and that T-shirt will be perfect for my boyfriend in a large. I’ll take them both!

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Going Shopping


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.

Entertainment and Food
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.

Entertainment and Food
To eat out

To eat in a


When I lived in

France, I used to

eat out every


Entertainment and Food
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.

Entertainment and Food
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


Entertainment and Food
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