Hit and Run - Gây tai nạn rồi bỏ chạy

A: The cops finally found the husband.
B: What husband?
A: The husband of the driver who ran over two college students at 3 a.m.
B: Oh, yeah. The girl died instantly, and the boy is still in the hospital.
A: The husband said he tried to help the boy.
B: Yes, he pushed him off the hood of the car.
A: No, he said he gently placed the boy on the street.
B: So what? They still drove off.
A: The husband said a fire department was nearby.
B: So what? Did he dial 911?
A: He said he was thinking about it, but he didn't get around to it.
B: He didn't get around to turning himself in, either.

Is It Raining? - Trời đang mưa?

A: What's the weather like?
B: I don't know. I just woke up.
A: Why don't you look outside?
B: Okay. It looks like rain.
A: Why do you say that?
B: The sky is gray.
A: Is it raining right now?
B: No.
A: How do you know?
B: The street isn't wet.
A: I have to go shopping today.
B: You'd better take an umbrella.

It's so hot - Trời nóng quá

A: I can't believe how hot it is.
B: It's not even noon yet.
A: That means it will get hotter.
B: I am dying from the heat.
A: Turn on the air conditioner.
B: It doesn't work.
A: What happened?
B: I don't know.
A: Did you call the repairman?
B: Of course.
A: When is he coming?
B: He's busy. He said next week.

The Animal Shelter - Nơi trú ẩn của động vật

A: Let's go to the animal shelter.
B: What do you want to do?
A: I want to get a puppy for my son.
B: That will make him so happy.
A: I'll get him one of those little dogs.
B: One that won't grow up too big.
A: And eat too much.
B: Do you know which one he would like?
A: Oh, yes, I took him there yesterday. He showed me one that he really liked.
B: I bet you had to drag him away.
A: He wanted to take it home yesterday.
B: I wonder what he'll name it.

Put the trash out on the street - Đặt thùng rác ra đường

A: Did you put the blue bin out on the street?
B: Oh, no. I forgot.
A: Well, you'd better take it out front.
B: What time does the recycle truck come by?
A: It usually gets here at noon on Tuesday, which is tomorrow.
B: I'll just take it out to the street tomorrow morning.
A: Oh, no, you don't.
B: What do you mean?
A: Every morning you get up late and rush off to work late.
B: Do you think I'll forget to do it?
A: You'll remember to do it, but you won't have time to do it.
B: Okay, I'll take it out front right now.

The nation is switching to digital TV. - Cả nước đang chuyển sang TV kỷ thuật số

A: Are you ready?
B: Ready for what?
A: Ready for the big switch.
B: What are you talking about?
A: The nation is switching to digital TV.
B: Oh. Of course I'm ready.
A: Did you buy the converter?
B: No, I don't need a converter because I bought a digital TV.
A: How much was that?
B: It was only about $120 for a 13-inch screen.
A: Does it pick up any digital channels?
B: Oh, yes. I get six Korean channels but nothing in English!

I'm getting married. - Tôi sắp lập gia đình.

A: I'm worried.
B: Worried about what?
A: I'm getting married.
B: You should be happy, not worried.
A: I am happy, but marriage is a lot of responsibility.
B: Yes, you have to take care of your wife.
A: And I have to take care of our children.
B: Are you going to start a family?
A: Yes. We want to have a little boy and a little girl.
B: That sounds wonderful.
A: Except we can't afford it!
B: No wonder you're worried.

The dress was on sale yesterday-Chiếc váy đã được bán vào ngày hôm qua

A: Excuse me, but is this dress on sale?
B: The dress was on sale yesterday.
A: Are you sure? I'd be happy to pay the sale price today.
B: I'm so sorry, but rules are rules.
A: I'll just check out a few other stores.
B: I'm sorry I couldn't help you.

Buy flowers for my wife - Mua hoa cho vợ

A: I need some flowers for my wife. It's her birthday.
B: Very well. We have some fresh red roses.
A: How much are the roses?
B: $20 per dozen.
A: That sounds like a good deal.
B: Yes, they're on sale today.
A: I'll take a dozen.
B: Splendid. Will there be anything else?
A: No, the roses will be fine.
B: I'm sure your wife will love them.

Going to an Antique Shop - Đi đến một cửa hàng đồ cổ

A: I want to find an old music box.
B: We have a great selection. What decade are you looking for?
A: Do you have anything made in the 1920s?
B: We have six.
A: Do any of them have dancing figures?
B: Actually, two of them have dancing figures.
A: That's fantastic. I think I like this one.
B: A good choice. I prefer that one myself.
A: Is there any warranty with this?
B: Oh, no, I'm afraid not. These things are just too old to guarantee anything.
A: I understand.
B: Even if they break down, they're still works of art.

Buy a laptop for for my daughter - Mua máy tính laptop cho con gái của tôi.

A: Can you help me pick out a gift for my daughter?
B: She might like a laptop computer.
A: That sounds like a good idea.
B: Might I suggest a Mac?
A: How much?
B: Well, a 15-inch Pro is $2,100.
A: That sounds great. I'll take it.
B: Great. How would you like to pay for it?
A: Here's my VISA.
B: Let me ring you up. Okay, sign here, please.
A: Everything I need is in this box?
B: It'll take her only a few minutes to get online.
A: Thank you for your help.
B: So long. Thank you for shopping here.

Buying a pan - Mua xoong nồi

A: I am looking for a pan.
B: No problem. What size would you like?
A: A big one would be nice.
B: How about this one? It's our biggest 16inch in diameter.
A: I like that one, but it's too heavy.
B: Okay, try this one. It's made of aluminum.
A: This is much better. But it has an aluminum handle.
B: Here you go. Same pan, but with a state-of-the-art, heat-resistant plastic handle.
A: That's perfect. I'll take it.
B: Great. Will that be cash or charge?
A: Wait a minute. What about a lid for the pan?
B: I'm sorry. I forgot to show you the lid. It comes with the pan.

Buy a shirt - Mua áo sơ mi

A: I like that shirt.
B: So do I.
A: How much is it?
B: I don't know. The tag is missing.
A: Ask the clerk.
B: I will.
A: Oh, look. Here's another shirt just like it.
B: Does it have a price tag?
A: Yes, it does. It's only $20.
B: That's a great price.
A: I think I'll buy both of them.
B: You'd better try them on first.

Pants that fit - Chiếc quần vừa vặn

A: I bought you a pair of pants.
B: Thank you.
A: I hope they fit.
B: I hope you kept the receipt.
A: You think they won't fit?
B: I think I've put on some weight.
A: You think?
B: Maybe a pound or two.
A: Maybe four or five pounds?
B: My waist is bigger than it was.
A: No problem. These pants have an elastic waistband.
B: You are so smart!

The shopping list(danh sách mua sắm)

A: What do we need to buy?
B: Let me look at our list.
A: I know that we need milk.
B: Nonfat.
A: Of course. What else?
B: We need cheese, bread, and ham.
A: What kind of cheese?
B: Swiss.
A: Of course, the cheese with holes in it.
B: I never used to buy Swiss cheese.
A: Why not?
B: I didn't want to pay for the holes.

I'm a man, and men don't carry purses! - Tôi là đàn ông, và đàn ông không mang ví!

A: I need some pants.
B: I thought you just bought a pair.
A: I did.
B: What's wrong with them so soon?
A: The pants are fine, but the pocket has a huge hole in it.
B: You shouldn't carry your keys and pens in your pocket.
A: But that's what pockets are for.
B: You should carry them in a purse.
A: I'm a man, and men don't carry purses!
B: Well, you should buy pants with stronger pockets.
A: I would if I could find someone who makes strong pockets.
B: Try a Google search online.

Big sale off - Giảm giá lớn

A: Did you go to the 99 Cents store?
B: Yes, I did.
A: What did you buy?
B: Well, I got a lot of good deals, as usual.
A: Like what?
B: Well, a dozen large eggs were only 99 cents.
A: That's a good deal.
B: And a one-pound tub of soft butter was the same price.
A: Another good deal.
B: But the best deal was five pounds of potatoes for 99 cents.
A: I don't know how that store makes money.
B: Neither do I, but they're doing something right.

I need a new computer. - Tôi cần mua một máy tính mới

A: I need a new computer.
B: What's the matter with yours?
A: It's six years old.
B: That's pretty old.
A: It still works, but I'm going to give it to a charity.
B: Are you going to buy a desktop or laptop?
A: Oh, a laptop, of course.
B: A PC or a Mac?
A: I haven't decided yet.
B: More and more people are using Macs.
A: But 90 percent of the world uses PCs.
B: And that's not going to change anytime soon.