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Miscellaneous
100

What is the difference between a "part-time" job and a "full-time job"?

A part-time job requires only a few hours a week.

A full-time job requires at least 40 hours per week (typically Mon - Fri from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm)

100

What does "good value" mean?

Low price and high quality

100

I hope the performance goes well, Alex. Break a leg!

Break a leg:

Good luck

100

What is a pen pal?

Writing friend

200

What does it mean to be "punctual"?

On time

200

What does "atmosphere" mean?

The tone/mood/feeling of a place

200

I'm so glad we ordered an extra large pizza. I could eat a horse!

I could eat a horse:

I'm extremely hungry

200

Is it summer or winter in New Zealand right now?

Winter!

300

An interview

300

Name three activities you might do when you go out on the town

Go to a restaurant, listen to live music, go the the movies, karaoke, shopping, bowling, game center, etc

300

It had been a hard week, so when my car broke down, it was the straw that broke the camel's back

 the straw that broke the camel's back:

the final event in a series of bad things happening that makes someone very upset or angry

300

In America, what is the youngest age you are allowed to work?

14 years old

400

If I am "computer saavy", then that means I am _____. 

I am very skilled working with computers

400

Lisa's outfit last night was very trendy. She looked great!

What does "trendy" mean?

Fashionable or up to date

400

Jaime caught the train by the skin of her teeth. It left a few seconds later. 

By the skin of your teeth:

By the smallest possible amount of time

400

What are the New Zealand student's names?

Amelia & Jael

500

You are looking for a job. During the interview, you should talk about your _______.

Strong points! (or best qualities)

500

What does roundtrip airfare mean?

An airline ticket that includes going to your destination and returning from your destination.

500

Okay, what happened at Amy's party last night? Spill the tea!

Spill the tea:

Share any gossip you know

500

What is a follow-up question?

Questions you ask to get more information after someone has answered your first question. 

Questions that start with the 5Ws!

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