17. Making a Shopping List


A: I think I'm going to go to the market today.

B: Do we need food?

A: Yes, I think so.

B: What are you going to get?

A: I'm not sure what we need.

B: Maybe you should go and look in the refrigerator.

A: Could you do it for me, and write out a list of things that we need?

B: Just get the basics.

A: Like what?

B: You know. Get some eggs, milk, and bread.

A: Just go and make a list for me, please.

B: Fine, I'll go do that for you.


A: I may go grocery shopping later.

B: We need to get food?

A: I don't think we have any food.

B: What are you going to buy?

A: What food are we out of?

B: Go and look in the kitchen.

A: Could you look for me?

B: You should just get the basics.

A: What would that be?

B: Get some eggs, milk, and bread.

A: Would you please make a list for me?

B: Okay, I'll write it down for you.


A: I'm going to go shopping for groceries in a little bit.

B: Why, do we need groceries?

A: I believe we are all out of food.

B: Do you know what to get?

A: I don't know what we need.

B: Why don't you go and check the refrigerator?

A: I would appreciate it if you would do that for me.

B: Why don't you just get the basics?

A: What do you mean?

B: Eggs, milk, bread. Things like that.

A: Go make that list.

B: Sure, no problem.

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