Social responses 1.

Check out today’s Teatime Titbit: Tuesday Teaser: Social responses 1.

On the left there are 8 phrases you may hear in common situations and on the right there are responses to the phrases, but mixed up. Simply link them up.

1. “Best of luck with the negotiations”                            A.“Well, actually I’d rather you didn’t”
2. “Could I possibly use your phone?”                            B.“Yes, it’s just after three thirty”
3. “Is this seat free?”                                                           C.“Oh, I’m sorry to hear it.”
4. “Do you mind if I smoke?”                                            D.“Don’t mention it. It was a pleasure”
5. “Have you got the time on you?”                                  E.“ Yes, of course, go ahead”
6. “Something has come up, I can’t make it.”                 F.“No, I’m afraid it’s taken.”
7. “Bye, thanks very much for your hospitality.”            G.“Yes, here you are”
8. “You wouldn’t have a pen by any chance, would you?” H.“Thanks, I’ll need it”

1) H. 2) E. 3) F. 4) A. 5) B. 6) C. 7) D. 8) G.

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