incubate the egg Pokemon Go 寶可夢 Pikachu hatch
I haven’t seen you for a long time. I haven’t seen in ages.
Where have you been? What have you been up to? What’s up?
as a matter of fact, in fact
Good news and bad news
A: Hi, Angela. Long time no see.
B: Hey, Tina. How are you doing? How’s it going? How are things?
A: O.K. Well, actually, I didn’t pass my driving test – again. That’s three times now.
B: That’s too bad. That’s terrible. What a shame!
A: Yeah, I wanted to drive to the beach this weekend. So, what’s new with you?
B: Well, I’m playing the guitar in a band. I’m really enjoying it.
A: That’s wonderful! What kind of music?
B: Rock. We have a show next week. Do you want to come? I’ll email you the information.
A: Thanks. I’ll be there. (promise)
play the guitar, play the piano, play the violin
play baseball, play basketball, play badminton
Reacting to bad news:
That’s too bad. / That’s a shame. / I’m sorry to hear that.
Crime and gangster movies, TV series, detective, I’m sorry for you loss.
We got divorced. I’m sorry. Don’t be. I’m happy. ex-wife
Reacting to good news:
That’s wonderful! / That’s great news. / I’m happy to hear that!
That’s great! That’s fantastic! That’s awesome. I’m glad to hear that.
I’m learning Italian.
I bought a house.
I failed my midterm. final exam, defer graduation
I got promoted.
I was fired. I quit.
I’m having a baby.
I broke my foot.
I just got married. Good for you!
I lost my wallet.
I won two concert tickets. I’m looking forward to it. Sydney Opera House
I’m going to travel to Korea. Hunk
I’m not sleeping well.
I’m planning to get a pet.
I’m having a bad headache. I’m having a migraine.
think, guess, suppose, assume . Have a good day!