Words & Phrases
feeling that something just isn’t right
The company offered me a whole lot of money to work for them, but I think somethin' funny's goin' on.
agreeing on what you, another, or others want to do
Rosa: Let’s go to Europe this summer.
Kathi: OK ... Sounds like a plan!
saying something even though you are not knowledgeable about the subject
Martha: Can you believe what that guy was saying?
Leroy: Uh.. no worries. He was speakin' off the cuff.
do more and work harder
I really need to step up my game if I want to graduate with honors.
slow down to appreciate the simple, good things in life
Why don't you stop and smell the roses. You’re missing out on some of the simple pleasures in our lives.
think about it carefully and make it have real meaning for you
When your parents give you advice, it’s best to take it to heart.
suggesting a plan
Son: Can I go to Timmy's house?
Dad: Tell you what... finish your homework, and then I'll drive you there.
a missed opportunity
Amy: I'm 'gonna' buy tickets for the concert.
Tom: Well that ship sailed. It’s already sold out.
a positive reaction
Nicholas: Everybody thinks it's 'gonna' be a rad party!
Rick: That's what I'm talkin' about ...
said when something fun is about to happen
Pablo: Everyone thinks it’s going to be a rad party.
Wayne: That’s what I’m talkin’ about!