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1073 Free Stuff

Diego and moving and needs to get rid of all of his stuff so he tries to give some to Silvia.

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Vocabulary notes (text only) explain key vocabulary and phrases from the interview.

get rid of

I wanna get rid of my fridge.

We get rid of something we don’t want or don’t need. Notice the following.

  1. I need to get rid of my old laptop and buy a new one.
  2. She finally got rid of her boyfriend. He wasn’t very nice.

let me know

If you know anyone who wants it, please let me know.

The phrase ‘let me know’ means ‘tell me’. Notice the samples.

  1. If you’re going to be late, call and let me know.
  2. Let me know if you need help with your homework.

throw in

I can throw in the fridge as a bonus.

Here, the phrase ‘thrown in’ means to give something extra, usually during a business deal. Note the sample sentences.

  1. If you buy now, I’ll throw in a free carrying case.
  2. The copier salesman threw in two free print cartridges.

give it away

You can just give it away to one of your friends.

When we give something away, we give it for free. Here are two examples of things we give away.

  1. When Nguyen moved abroad to study, he gave away most of his clothes and bought new stuff.
  2. The new ice cream shop is giving away free samples. Let’s try some.

we have a deal

So we have a deal then.

The phrase we have a deal is used formally in business and informally in conversation when to people agree on something.

  1. If you can lower the price by 20%, we have a deal.
  2. I’ll cook dinner and you clean the dishes. Do we have a deal?