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grand opening • juice bar • industrial
what I can see • majority • head down
  1. Although there are only two of us, she likes to buy products.
  2. She usually stops at the after her workout.
  3. From there isn't much of a selection.
  4. We are going to to your house around 9 o'clock.
  5. They are going to have big sales at the this weekend.
  6. The of the seats were already full when we got there.
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851Grand Opening
Rebecca talks about the new shopping mall that opened in her town.

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the grand opening

We went for the grand opening.

A 'grand opening ' is a term used by a new business to announce or celebrate it's first day to welcome customers.  Notice the following:

  1. The Grand Opening is on the 1st of August.
  2. A big festival was planned for the Grand Opening.

juice bar

They have a juice bar.

A 'juice bar' is a place where people can order drinks made from many different fruits and vegetables.  Notice the following:

  1. Let's try that new juice bar.
  2. There's a juice bar in the shopping mall.

industrial

They use a big industrial juice mixer.

Something that's 'industrial' is usually used at a large business or factory, not at home.  Notice the following:

  1. Mom uses an industrial sized washer for our big family.
  2. The expensive home included an industrial kitchen.

From what I can see.

From what I can see, they use natural sugar.

We use the phrase 'from what I can see' to talk about a topic that we don't know well. We can only guess by what we have seen.  Notice the following:

  1. From what I can see, it will take a long time to recover.
  2. She's a hard worker from what I can see.

majority

The majority were clothing shops.

The 'majority' means most people or things in a group.  Notice the following:

  1. The majority of students don't like the new teacher.
  2. I disagree with the majority.

head down there

I think I'm going to head down there.

We use the phrase 'head down there' when when we talk about going to a specific place.  Notice the following:

  1. I'll head down there after work.
  2. Let's head down there tomorrow.