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1

another way of asking “can I help you?”

Greg: I needed a new cell phone, and my friend recommended the company he
used. I went into the store to take a look.
Woman: Hi, ......?
Greg: No, I haven't. I'm looking for a new phone.

* I walked into a store and right away, a salesperson asked, “Have you been
helped?”

2

to be using a product or service of a business or
group

Woman: Hi, have you been helped?
Greg: No, I haven't. I'm looking for a new phone.
Woman: Are you ......right now?
Greg: No, I'm thinking about switching.

* You would be paying less for your internet if you were with our company.

3

to change from one to another

Woman: Hi, have you been helped?
Greg: No, I haven't. I'm looking for a new phone.
Woman: Are you with our company right now?
Greg: No, I'm thinking about .....

* He moved all of the time so he was always switching jobs.

4

– parts of a product, service, or thing

Woman: Are you with our company right now?
Greg: No, I'm thinking about switching.
Woman: Okay, let me show you our most popular phone. This one has a lot of
good ..... It's got a camera phone, a video recorder, instant messaging, and
you can download music or ring tones.

* One of the best features of vacationing in Mexico are the great beaches.

5

a phone that can take and keep pictures like a camera

Woman: Are you with our company right now?
Greg: No, I'm thinking about switching.
Woman: Okay, let me show you our most popular phone. This one has a lot of
good features. It's got a ....., a video recorder, instant messaging, and
you can download music or ring tones.

* She forgot her camera at home, but luckily, her friend had a camera phone with
her.

6

– a machine that can record video or movies

Woman: Are you with our company right now?
Greg: No, I'm thinking about switching.
Woman: Okay, let me show you our most popular phone. This one has a lot of
good features. It's got a camera phone, a ......, instant messaging, and
you can download music or ring tones.

* No one saw who broke the window, but the store has a video recorder running
24 hours a day, so they should be able to find who did it.

7

an internet program that lets you talk to people by typing,
sending, and getting back messages at the same speed of speaking

Woman: Are you with our company right now?
Greg: No, I'm thinking about switching.
Woman: Okay, let me show you our most popular phone. This one has a lot of
good features. It's got a camera phone, a video recorder, ....., and
you can download music or ring tones.

* She didn’t call me, but she told me by instant messaging to meet her at six
o’clock.

8

a cell phone that you fold open to use

Greg: I'm really looking for a ......
Woman: Oh, in that case, this is the one you want. Let me tell you a little about
our plans. With our $59.99 plan, you get 400 minutes, unlimited night and
weekend minutes, and free mobile-to-mobile.

* Her new flip phone is so small that it can fit in her pocket.

9

the type of service that a company or business can offer for a set amount
of money

Greg: I'm really looking for a flip phone.
Woman: Oh, in that case, this is the one you want. Let me tell you a little about
our plans. With our $59.99 ...., you get 400 minutes, unlimited night and
weekend minutes, and free mobile-to-mobile.

* The two plans looked the same so I chose the least expensive one.

10

without limit; as much as possible

Greg: I'm really looking for a flip phone.
Woman: Oh, in that case, this is the one you want. Let me tell you a little about
our plans. With our $59.99 plan, you get 400 minutes, ......night and
weekend minutes, and free mobile-to-mobile.

His parents are rich so he has an unlimited amount of money to spend.

11

a cell phone call made to another cell phone

Greg: I'm really looking for a flip phone.
Woman: Oh, in that case, this is the one you want. Let me tell you a little about
our plans. With our $59.99 plan, you get 400 minutes, unlimited night and
weekend minutes, and free .......

* I only call her mobile-to-mobile because I’ve forgotten her home telephone
number

12

to take something from one to the other

Greg: I'm really looking for a flip phone.
Woman: Oh, in that case, this is the one you want. Let me tell you a little about
our plans. With our $59.99 plan, you get 400 minutes, unlimited night and
weekend minutes, and free mobile-to-mobile.
Greg: Do the minutes .....if I don't use them all in one month, and do I need
to sign an agreement?


* If I change banks, the money from my old account will roll over into the new
account in twenty-four hours

13

where people or groups promise each other something

Greg: Do the minutes roll over if I don't use them all in one month, and do I need
to sign an .....t?

Woman: We don't have rollover minutes, but if you think 400 isn't enough, we
have higher plans for 700, 1000, and unlimited minutes. The $59.99 plan
requires a one-year ......

* We have an agreement that if she gets an A in the class, I would take her to
Disneyland.

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