سری آموزش رایگان مکالمات زبان انگلیسی سطح پیشرفته #22 را در این قسمت از مرکز دانلود منابع زبان های خارجی کاردوآنلاین به شما تقدیم می کنیم.

سری آموزش رایگان مکالمات زبان انگلیسی سطح پیشرفته #22

سری آموزش رایگان مکالمات زبان انگلیسی یک مجموعه ی رایگان و سه سطحی از مکالمات زبان انگلیسی است که در توسط وبسایت کاردوآنلاین برای شما تنظیم شده است. دروس این مجموعه ی آموزشی از فایل صوتی و متن مکالمات و معنی کلمات جدید تشکیل شده است. فایل های صوتی این سری مکالمات را می توانید به صورت رایگان و آنلاین گوش کنید و دانلود کنید. متن مکالمات را نیز در همین قسمت برای شما تنظیم کرده ایم. امیدواریم که این سری آموزشی نیز مورد توجه شما عزیز قرار بگیرید. لیست کامل این تمامی دروس مربوط به این سری آموزشی را می توانید در مطلب لیست کامل سری آموزش رایگان مکالمات زبان انگلیسی مشاهده کنید.

Disaster Cleanup

Sam: Hey, Henry, how’s everything going, and what’s with the flowers?

Henry: They’re for my wife.

Sam: Oh, a wedding anniversary or something?

Henry: To tell the truth, it couldn’t be worse. [Oh]. You see, I have to pick my wife up from the airport this evening, but while she was gone, there were a few minor mishaps.

Sam: Oh really? What happened?

Henry: Well, I had some of the guys over Friday night to watch a basketball game on TV, but one of them got all excited, and started horsing around, waving his arms, and he accidentally knocked over my wife’s 250-year old Chinese porcelain vase given to her [Oh no!], given to her by her grandmother, and broke it beyond repair.

Sam: Man, have you tried . . .

Henry: . . . super glue? Yeap, but she would be able to tell in a second I was trying to pull something over her eyes.

Sam: Oh, wow. You’re in hot water now.

Henry: If it had only been that.

Sam: Oh, there’s more?

Henry: Yeah, you see, the water from the vase spilled all over the manuscript of a book my wife has been writing for the past two years. It blurred the ink over many of the pages. [Oh no.] And so one of the guys had the bright idea of drying the pages by the fire while we watched, uh, the rest game, but a spark from the fire must have blown out and burned the manuscript to a crisp.

Sam: But what about an electronic file copy? Had one, didn’t she?

Henry: Well, actually, her computer crashed the day before while I was playing some computer games, and I haven’t been able to get it to work since.

Sam: Man, are you in trouble now. [I know.] You’re going to have a hard time digging yourself out of this one. [Yeah.] Ah, so I get it now. You’re buying the flowers for her as a part of some kind of peace offering, right?

Henry: No, not at all. They’re for my funeral.

Sam: [laughter]

Key Vocabulary

  • mishaps (noun): accidents
    – There were a few unfortunate mishaps while we were on vacation.
  • horsing around (phrasal verb): playing around or wasting time
    – Hey! Stop horsing around and get to work.
  • to pull something over someone’s eyes (idiom): to deceive or hide the truth
    – Don’t even try pulling something over my eyes. I’ll be watching you very carefully.
  • be in hot water (idiom): be in bad trouble
    – Oh no, you broke the window! You’re going to be in hot water when mom gets back from the store.
  • digging yourself out of something (idiom): trying to explain or justify the causes of a situation
    – There’s no way you’re going to be able to dig yourself out of this one. It was your fault, so just admit it.

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