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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #50061: Expressions
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    Expressions





    a long time agoA long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...(Star Wars)
    and so onit has the same meaning as 'et cetera' (etc.)
    as far asas far as I can remember.../ as far as I know...
    as long asAs long as there is life there is hope.
    on behalf ofOn behalf of every one here, I wish you a happy retirement.
    do not disturba sign put on the outside of the door of a hotel room, office...
    for the time beingI'm sharing an office for the time being.
    I beg your pardonI beg your pardon for being so rude this morning.
    nowadaysNowadays most kids prefer watching TV to reading.
    on purposeHe did it on purpose, knowing it would annoy her.
    otherwisePut your coat on, otherwise you will get cold.
    thereafterShe married at 18 and gave birth to her first child shortly thereafter.
    by the wayBy the way, I've found the book you were looking for.
    up-to-dateup-to-date information  /  up-to-date technology
    what's the matter?what's the matter with Tom? I just can't bear him anymore


    For the time being I'm looking after this 'nice' little girl.

                                                                                                   I hope it won't last too long!

    I try to keep up-to-date with the computer world. How difficult it is!

     As far as I can remember she has always been like that. 

      I didn't break it on purpose, it was an accident.





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    1. things are not the same as they used to be.


    2. You look as though you have been crying.


    3. Don't worry, I will stay here you need me.


    4. Our magazine will keep you with fashion.


    5. Sorry, What did you say, I wasn't listening.


    6. One day there lived a magical family. The father was a wizard, the mother was a witch...


    7. -Johnny, what do you learn at school? I learn English, mathematics, history, geography .


    8. Captain Andrew and his crew, welcome on board this British Airways Boeing 737.


    9. You will have to go now you will miss your train.


    10. ,is there on board somebody who knows how to fly a plane?











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