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What kinds of things do people donate to others in your community? What are some organizations that accept donations?
“give (someone) a hand” = help someone
“Could you give me a hand to move this sofa? It’s heavy.“
“bring home the bacon” = earn money for the family
“Who brings home the bacon in your family: your mom or dad?“
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
Well, I lost my job a month ago . . .
Now, our bills are piling up, and last week, our car died, and it’s going to cost about $2,500 to repair it.
I mean, it has almost 275,000 miles.
Of course, the car needs a new oil change and a couple of new tires, but otherwise, it runs great.
All you owe me is one of your homemade peach pies. That will make us even.
Retell the story from the point of view of the man and woman. How does the man feel about his situation? What does the woman do for the man? Have you ever done anything for someone, and if so, what happened?
Use the Internet to find an organization that accepts donations in your area. Then, answer these questions: