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charter boats • tycoon • mix
super • can't wait
  1. That movie was short. Didn't you think?
  2. There was a of people at their wedding. They have friends from all over the world.
  3. It's only Tuesday and I for the weekend already. It's going to be a long week.
  4. During the summer we rent out for special company parties.
  5. His father was a big tobacco.
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385 New Job
Trina talks about her new job in the airline industry.

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I am a flight attendant for a charter airline.

Charter means that it is scheduled specifically for members of a group or association.

Notice the following:

  1. They offer a lot of charter flights for vacations in the spring.
  2. She likes to go on charter holidays.


We do some other American football teams and some oil tycoons into Africa.

A 'tycoon' is a very rich and successful business person.

Notice the following:

  1. I think he is some rich business tycoon.
  2. All of these houses are owned by billionaires and business tycoons.

a mix

I see so it's kind of a mix of some big cities and then some smaller cities that you visit.

'A mix' means that that more than one type of something has been included. It is a combination of two or more elements.

Notice the following:

  1. There was a real mix of people at the party tonight.
  2. I have a good mix of friends.


Very fun, but super cold.

When used like this 'super' can be replaced with 'very'.

Notice the following:

  1. The club was super busy.
  2. I have met a new person and they are super nice.

can't wait

I can't wait.

When you 'can't wait' it means that you are impatient for something to happen because you are excited.

Notice the following:

  1. I can't wait to start my new job.
  2. She says she can't wait to meet you.