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Part 3 Social relations. Unit 12 What to say.

IdiomsИдиомы. What to say.Social relations → What to say
 
How can you say 'no' to an invitation for now but keep the invitation open for another time?
- 'Can I take a rain check?

What can you say if someone invites you to an event that is dependent on something else, such as good weather.
- (Let's keep our) Fingers crossed.

And if someone offers to pay for drinks or a meal, but you want no pay?
- This is on me.
 

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Vocabulary:

take a rain check - keep an invitation open
fingers crossed - let's hope for the best
on me - I'll pay - я угощаю

 
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Exercises:

Переведите на родной язык:

Thanks. I can't come tonight, but can I take a rain check?
Let's keep our fingers crossed that the weather will be good.
Put your money away. The drinks are on me.

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