pop quiz 0918
September 2018 - answers
must be • must have been • long story short • identical • baby talk • it's time • rooting for • gave up on
A: It's getting late. The kids are getting sleepy.
B: Yes, (it's time) we headed home. They'll probably fall asleep in the car.
A: My dog ran away and was gone for two days.
B: You (must have been) so worried about him.
A: Do people mistake you for your twin brother?
B: No, because we're fraternal twins, not (identical) twins.
A: There's always a long line in front of that restaurant.
B: The food (must be) really good. Let's go there some time.
A: She always talks (baby talk) to her cat.
B: I talk to my dog like that, too. I think that's normal. Our pets are like our babies!
A: What did you want to be when you were a kid?
B: A doctor! But I (gave up on) becoming a doctor when I realized how long it would take.
A: Fancy meeting you here! I didn't know you liked baseball!
B: My husband and I are huge Dragons fans. Who are you (rooting for)?
A: For the Dragons, of course!
A: I heard there was a problem at the office while I was on vacation.
B: Yes. Bob was being really rude to some of the women in the office, so we told our boss about it. (Long story short), Bob no longer works here.
A: Good! I'm glad he got fired! He was awful.