A I like your fur coat, Helen.
B Do you?
A Yes, it looks very expensive.
B Really? It wasn’t expensive … it was second-hand.
A Was it? It doesn’t look second-hand, it looks brand-new.
C Brrr! It feels cold in here.
D Does it?
C Yes .., is the radiator on?
D Yes, it is. It’ll feel warmer in a minute.
E Waiter! These vegetables aren’t fresh!
F But they are fresh, sir.
E Well, they don’t taste fresh to me.
F I’m sorry, sir . .. but…
E And the wine … it tastes sweet, and Iasked for dry!
F I’ll get the manager, sir.
H Listen to my new hi-fi, John. Does it sound all right?
G Yes, it sounds fine to me.
H I think the bass is too loud.
G No, it sounds perfect… it sounds better than mine.
I Have you changed your perfume?
J Yes, why? Do you like it?
I Yes, it smells terrific. What kind is i
J It’s ‘Charlie’.
I It smells expensive. Is it?
J I don’t know. It was a present.