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The sentences below are commonly used by native speakers, so non-native speakers of English can make full use of their speeches in their daily English conversation.
 
Melaine had landed a terrific summer job at a nearby theme park with no trouble at all.
 
Maybe she'd know of something I would be right for.
 
The phrase gave me a funny feeling inside because I'd always thought of myself as 100 percent American.
 
You've never paid much attention to your Korean roots.
 
It might be kind of hard to ignore your heritage in such a setting.
 
If they hire me because of the way I look, that'll be fine by me.
 
I don't see why not !
 
.. while you're at the park, I can visit with ( to talk socially with someone ) Aunt Daisy. I haven't seen my sister in quite a while.
 
Mr. Olive Brown was seated behind a big old desk looking me over.
 
I felt my face getting hot.
 
I've lived here ever since I was a baby. I'm American to the core.
 
I am going to go with my instincts and hire you.
 
What's with this guy ? I wondered.
 
She's a supersales person, and that's what we need to the shop off the ground.
 
I'm counting on you to show Cappie the ropes. ( to teach someone how to do a job or deal with a system )
 
Why was he so cold to me ?
 
Tomorrow I'd make so many sales that he'd have to be impressed.
 
What's not to like ? He'll warm up to you eventually.
 
Don't pick on Bryce, Cap. It wasn't his idea to play Prince Charming.
 
I hang out here after hours ( after the time when a business, especially a bar, is supposed to close ) all the time.
 
Usually we don't have to report for work until ten, ....
 
... you blurt out whatever comes into your head ....
 
Hey! Don't call people names, okay ?
 
I break for lunch at twelve-thirty.
 
I don't have a clue about what my schedule will be yet.
 
I felt a surge of adrenaline.
 
I made a bunch of sales.
 
Kids would go nuts for them.
 
And they are a real bargain, too !
 
My brash ( behaving too confidently and speaking too loudly ) technique paid off.
 
Ms Markoff looked at me with respect.
 
None of Storybook Park's gift shops has ever racked up this many sales in one morning.
 
John worked very hard keeping the shelves stocked.
 
I am out there yakking away !
 
I want to get the customers to buy our merchandise.
 
I prefer to eat by myself.
 
What'll you have ? My treat.
 
His face lit up when he saw me.
 
... the idea of dressing in Korean costume gave me a peculiar feeling.
 
I am here to earn money for my college education.
 
John, I am just trying to get you to loosen up ..........
 
You've both done a fine day's work.
 
... we just met yesterday. It's not like we're going steady or anything. Don't rush me, OK ?
 
Bryce was coming on to me so strong, while John wouldn't even give me the time of day.
 
I have mixed feelings about it.
 
I've already asked John, but it's like talking to a wall.
 
I have been hearing a great deal about you.
 
She was a real knockout !
 
.... she's way too old for him.
 
If we don't make tracks ( used to say you must leave a place, especially when you do not want to leave ), we'll both be late for work.
 
I was dismayed by his reaction.
 
She fussed with my gown a little more
 
Gotta grab a bite to eat now, but I'll pick it up after work OK ?
 
I strained to hear what they were saying, but I was too far away.
 
I know you'll be a smash hit. Break a leg ! ( to wish someone good luck )
 
 

Melaine : Scott doesn't know I'm alive.

Cappie : Well, it is high time ( used to mean that something should have been done already ), he found out.

 
I was determined I was going to get to the bottom of it, no matter what.
 
... he told me I was beautiful, I almost passed out.
 
A guy doesn't tell a girl she is beautiful unless he likes her a whole lot.
 
.... when the crowd had thinned out a little, I asked casually .....
 
He looked so genuinely upset that I took pity on him
 
I don't feel much like partying ....
 
That threw me ( to confuse or shock someone, especially by suddenly saying something ) for a minute until I fugured out what he was trying to say
 
Tell me the whole story, from start to finish.
 
.. he's had a pretty rough night of it.
 
You never can tell how things will work out.
 
.... we'll be back in plenty of time.
 
... the other kids were waiting on line for the ride when we got off .....
 
I accepted a dinner invitation for six o'clock, and I can't back out at the last minute.
 
Let's just forget it, and enjoy what's left of our time together, okay ?
 
I didn't like that one bit.
 
Sooner or later he's bound to realize it's all an act.
 
I don't have a clue what to wear to a Korean family's house.
 
That way you don't track dirt all over the place, right ?
 
I've kept my part of the bargain. Now, it's your turn.
 
.... from the rigid set of his shoulders, I could tell he is listening.
 
We seemed to be right back at square one before our short-lived friendship had begun ...
 
.... his friend won't ask her unless they double with us.
 
Oh, I doubt John's planning on going.
 
John and I began taking inventory at the gift shop.
 
Do you get paid extra for that ?
 
Since it was Bryce's day off, he wasn't waiting for me.
 
I'm my own person, and I am every bit as upset about this as you are.
 
How dense ( stupid ) can you be. I am talking about you.
 
You've given me an awful lot to think about.
 
I am going to try to squeeze a confession out of him as soon as he comes back.
 
John had been polite but distant.
 
I think I'll take a little stroll.
 
He chased after me, ....
 
You are one radical foxy chick, Cappie.
 
You sure are catching on to ( to begin to understand or realize something ) American slang in a hurry.
 
 
 
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