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It'll be the biggest blowout of the year !!!
Nicole Are you doing anything special for Chinese New Year this year ?
Jamie Oh yes. We've got a few Chinese colleagues in our department and they're organizing dinner in Chinatown for us.
Nicole I hope you've booked. All the restaurants will be absolutely packed out.
Jamie No worries. They booked a private room months ago.
Nicole That's good planning. So what kind of dinner will you be having ?
Jamie Well, they're from different parts of China so they've told us that we'll be having some local dishes that are special to each of them and a lot of other things as well.
Nicole Sounds great. I bet you won't be able to move after all that.
Jamie I don't know about move, but we'll certainly have to sing karaoke. All in all it'll be the biggest blowout of the year.
Explanation :
Blowout - A large party or other social affair
Example : On a cold winter night, is there anything better than a good sleep after a nice blowout ?

On the verge of

Fill me in on the task

I am through working overtime

The numbers didn't add up

Give me the rundown

Cut-throat competition

See the work through

It is feasible

This item is sought-after

Sells like hot cakes

Look it up

Got it all planned out

I've lucked out

Speak your minds

On top of that

We spread out the news

He's all tied up

Keep an eye on

Stuck in traffic

Pricing and samples

Time is ticking away

We talked on the phone

I need to think it over

She's driving a hard bargain

Long-standing support

Production lead time

In no time

Expedite the payment

Defective goods

Work wonders

Get in contact with

You're making me blush

Keep you updated

Filled him in

I'll see to it

Grab a bite

The bottom line is quality

They are high-tech items

Our lead time is 14 days

Fit in with

Have a word with you

I am flattered by your praise

Well begun is half done

I am just a workaholic

Give me a hand

You reap what you sow

Keep track of

It's my treat

A tight schedule

Have a second thought

I've made up my mind

Fire away

It's no bother at all

With flying colors


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