A tourist stops Adam in the street to ask for directions to the House of Culture…
Tourist: Excuse me! Do you live here?
Adam: Yes, I’m a local. How can I help you?
Tourist: Do you happen to know where the House of Culture is at?
Adam: Yes, the House of Culture is in the centre of town.
Tourist: Is it far from here?
Adam: No, it’s actually quite close. It’s only a couple of streets away.
Tourist: Can you show me how to get there?
Adam: Of course, no problem. Keep going down this street, turn right and then go straight
ahead and the House of Culture will be right in front of you at the end of the street! You can’t
Tourist: That’s great. Thank you so much!
Adam: No problem. I’m happy to help. Have a nice day!
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.