Lindsay McMahon
"The English Adventurer"

In today’s episode you’ll learn some new ways to use the words “give” and “take” for business success in English.

Phrases with “give”:

  • “Give it a rest”: You use this when you want to tell someone to stop doing something.
  • “Give me a clue”: This means to tell someone a hint
  • “Give me a second” or “Gimmee a second”: You can use this to ask someone to give you more time


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Phrases with “take”:

  • “Take a hint”: This means that you should take information that you are receiving and stop being oblivious.
  • “Take a second”: To take a short break
  • “Take your time”: To go slowly and avoid rushing


Listen to the conversation in the episode to hear these phrases being used!

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