Gramática: Me neither, me too / neither do I / so do I.

Me too:

Reza: Do you like biscuits (las galletas)?
Craig: Oh yes, I love biscuits!
Reza: Me too (yo también)

Reza: Craig, do you like the colour pink?
Craig: Not really. It’s not my favourite colour. No, I don’t like pink.
Reza: Me neither (yo tampoco)

Reza: HAVE you ever visited Dublin?
Craig: Yes, I HAVE.
Reza: So HAVE I. (Repeat the auxiliary verb)

Reza: ARE you going to have a cup of tea later?
Craig: Yes, I AM.
Reza: So AM I.

Craig : I like cheese (no hay verbo auxiliar)
Reza: So DO I

Craig: What DID you do this morning?
Reza: I went to a meeting at the British Council.
Craig: So DID I.

Craig: Did you have a good lunch?
Reza: No, I didn’t.
Craig: Neither DID I.

¡OJO! – No se puede decir ”Me nor

Vocabulary Corner: Shopping

Do you like shopping for clothes?
Reza hates shopping for clothes. He buys clothes in the sales (en las rebajas) because he’s stingy (mean) – tacaño.
Craig gets impatient during the sales when he can’t find his size and the clothes that he likes. He likes shopping for clothes if he has time and money!

price tag = etiqueta del precio
receipt = recibo (not "ticket" – a ticket in English is for the bus, the train, the cinema, a plane ticket etc)
refund = reembolso / rembolsar – please refund my money (verb), please give me a refund (noun)
try it on = probarlo
exchange = cambiar
in the sale = rebajado / de rebajas
bargain = ganga
fits = va bien de talla
size = talla (Craig keeps clothes in his wardrobe in case he loses weight and they will fit him)
I’ll take it = me lo llevo
changing rooms = probadores
label = etiqueta
suits = sienta bien (de color, diseño etc.)

Phrasal verbs: To bring up / To go off

to bring up

a) I was brought up in London by my parents. (criar, educar) – I was brought up in London by my parents. I grew up in London.
b) I brought up the salary increase yesterday, but my boss didn’t say anything. (mencionar, sacar un tema)
c) I’m going to bed now, can you bring up the newspaper when you finish reading it? (subir)
d) I brought up my breakfast. (vomitar)

to go off

a) It’s very hot today, put the fish in the fridge or it’ll go off. (estropearse)
b) I’m really sorry I’m late. My alarm clock didn’t go off this morning. (sonar) – Also, bombs ‘go off’ (explotar) – “A bomb went off in the city centre this morning.”
c) I don’t know where Christine is. She got up really early and went off on her bike. (se ha ido)

“If you snooze, you lose!”.

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