A.: Excuse me. How can I get to Pushkin...?
B.: You are in Pushkin Street.
A.: Yes I know, but I want Pushkin Square.
B.: Oh, that’s quite different. You can take the 3 bus. The stop’s over there on the right.
A.: Thank you very much.
Customer: Could I buy a pair of skates in your shop?
Shop assistant: Of course. The department you want is on the second floor.
Customer: Thank you. And where do they sell warm boots?
Shop assistant: This floor, over there on the left.
Customer: Thank you.
Customer: Will you show me another coat, please? I don’t quite like this colour. '
Shop assistant: Here is a nice one, in a lighter colour. It’s your size, isn’t it? How do you like it?
Customer: I think it’ll be all right. Can I try it on, please?
Shop assistant: Certainly. The coat’s very nice, but it’s more expensive.
Customer: That doesn’t matter. I’ll take it. How much is U?
Jack: Will this tie match my new suit?
Mary: Not quite, I’m afraid. It’s too dark, don’t buy it.
Jack: And what about this one?
Mary: Yes, dear. That’s a nice one. It looks quite dif ferent. Let’s take it, shall we?
Mary: Have I come too early?
Ann: No, it’s quite all right. I was just going to ring you up and ask you to come earlier.
Mary: It only took me ten minutes to get here. I saw a taxi just as I was going out, and I took it.
Ann: You were lucky, weren’t you?