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another thing • rush up • a bad day
pro-active • an advert
  1. On we do only about $300 in sales.
  2. You have to be if you feel like you are starting to get sick.
  3. Did you put up an about selling your bicycle?
  4. All of these people from hotels will to you the second you get off the bus.
  5. I wanted to ask you is where did you go to school?
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818 Fan Base
Eoin talks about his fan base and what he does to keep them involved with his music.

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another thing

That's another thing.

We use the term 'another thing' when we want to add more information to something we've just said.  Notice the following:

  1. And another thing, how about the cost?
  2. That's another thing we need to consider.

rush up

They'll rush up and buy a CD.

When people 'rush up,' that means they quickly approach us.  Notice the following:

  1. They rushed up to take his photo.
  2. I rushed up and introduced myself.

On a bad day

On a bad day 15 to 20 people will come.

'A bad day' is one that doesn't go the way we want or had expected.  Notice the following:

  1. On a bad day we don't get many customers.
  2. Even on a bad day we do some business.

pro-actively

We have to pro-actively contact them.

To be 'pro-active' means to act rather than react to events.  Notice the following:

  1. Our company needs to be more pro-active.
  2. The policy change requires the government to more pro-actively run the economy.

an advert

We just put an advert in the paper.

'Advert' is a short form of the word 'advertisement'.  Notice the following:

  1. I never read the adverts.
  2. It's expensive to place an advert.