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banker • essays • same here
introduce • work out
  1. Are you coming with me to the gym to ?
  2. Oh, , I've always been afraid of spiders.
  3. He's hoping to get good grades on the he submitted.
  4. I've only recently been to playing classical music.
  5. As a kid, I dreamed of being a someday.
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1132 Korean Family

Sunny talks about her family routine and what different members like to do.

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banker

My dad is banker.

A banker is someone with a high position in a bank. Notice the following:

  1. I could never be a banker, I'm terrible at math.
  2. I've heard that her mom is a banker.

essays

My mom loves reading essays.

An essay is a short writing on a specific subject. Notice the following:

  1. The teacher assigned an essay for homework.
  2. I have to write an essay on local government; how boring!

same here

Same here; I really don't like reading.

The term 'same here' is similar in meaning to 'me too'. Notice the following:

  1. You like football? Same here.
  2. You like football? Me too.

introduce

My brother introduces me to new bands.

When we introduce someone to something, that means we show them or tell them about it for the first time. Notice the following:

  1. My dad introduced me to jazz music.
  2. They quickly introduced me to the local nightlife..

work out

My mom also like to work out.

The term 'work out' means to exercise. Notice the following:

  1. He works out four times a week.
  2. I'm too tired to work out today.
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