Buying a New Computer
Joel is looking for a new computer for gaming. He asks the shop assistant to help him find
the right one…
Shop Assistant: Hello, how can I help you?
Joel: Hi! I’d like to buy a new computer.
Shop Assistant: Do you need it for work or entertainment?
Joel: I’d like to get a computer for gaming with 32GB RAM so that I can render my videos
Shop Assistant: OK, well we have several options for you. Have a look at these computers.
Joel: This one seems to be exactly what I’m looking for. Which operating system does it
Shop Assistant: Windows 10.
Joel: It suits me. I’ll take it. How much does it cost?
Shop Assistant: Good choice. This one costs £949. Are you paying in cash or by credit
Joel: By credit card, please.
Shop Assistant: Here is your computer and receipt. Thank you very much and have a nice
To put away something
To store things where they are usually kept.
Please put away your toys when you’re finished with them.
To hang something up
To stop using something because you are no longer doing the activity or sport.
After the final fight of his career, he hung up his boxing gloves.
To hang up
To end a phone conversation
I couldn’t hear him on the phone so I hung up.
To put up with something or somebody
To accept or continue to accept and unpleasant situation.
I can put up his room being messy but I can’t put up with him leaving a mess around the house.
To get up to
1. To do something.
2. To do something that others would disapprove of.
1. What did you get up to on holiday?
2. The children have been getting up to mischief recently.