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alternative • substitute • count on
express • whenever
  1. I always exercise I get the chance.
  2. Honey is a good for sugar.
  3. It is hard to yourself in foreign language.
  4. One to taking the bus is taking a taxi.
  5. We can her to be on time.
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1280 Home Cooking

Vesna and Karlo share their thoughts on cooking and what makes a good chef.

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What is the alternative?

An alternative is another choice. Notice the following:

  1. I like alternative rock.
  2. Alternative medicine is getting very popular.


That can be a healthy substitute for other groceries.

A subistute is a replacement for something else. Notice the following:

  1. We had a substitute teacher today.
  2. Corn syrup is a substitue for sugar.

whenever I get the chance

Whenever I get the chance, I cook for myself

We use this phrase to show we like to do something, but do not usually have time to do it. Notice the following:

  1. Whenever I get the chance, I call home.
  2. I try to catch up on the news whenever I get the chance.

count on

I can always count on my mum or my girlfriend.

When you count on someone, you can rely on then or trust them to do something. Notice the following:

  1. You can never count on the buses to be on time.
  2. We can count on her to do a good job.

express (oneself)

Women see as a way to express themselves.

When you express yourself, you share how you feel about life or certain topics. Notice the following:

  1. You can express yourself though art, music, or dance.
  2. He has a hard time expressing himself.