Free time and Hobbies
Peter and John are talking about what they like to do in their free time…
John: What do you like doing in your free time, Peter?
Peter: Well, most of the time, I just enjoy watching good films or going out with my friends.
What about you?
John: I’m really into fishing. It’s my favourite thing to do when I have free time. What’s
your favourite hobby?
Peter: Well, I’m passionate about making music on my computer.
John: Really? That sounds interesting! What kind of music do you make?
Peter: Mostly pop and electro dance music.
John: That’s really impressive that you can make your own music!
Peter: Well, I’m just a beginner at making music and I don’t think I’m very good at it yet,
but I’m getting better.
John: Well, it might end up as your job someday! Would you like to have a career in the
Peter: Maybe… I really enjoy making electro dance music. The beat really makes people
move. Although, I need a lot of practice and I have a lot to learn to be able to do it
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.