Example: Iain: “Hi, Ligia! Happy birthday!” Ligia: “Thank you, Iain! I am so happy it’s my birthday!” Iain: “You are turning 30, right?” Ligia: “ I am actually turning 37… Pretty soon I’ll be over the hill.” Iain: “Ligia… you are still young! You’ll not
To let (someone) down: to disappoint, to not complete an expectation Jamie: Sorry I’m late, Mr. Tosca. Mr. Tosca: You told me your presentation would ready two hours ago. Our new clients are very angry. Jamie: Don’t worry, Mr. Tosca. I’ll explain everything to them.