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What are some popular toys for children in these age groups?
“toy with something” = consider an idea or plan.
“I’m toying with the idea of traveling to Europe, but I’m not sure I have enough money.”
“like a kid with a new toy” = very happy with something
“My father is like a kid with a new toy. He can’t stop playing with his new iPhone.”
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
Wait. You bought five toys yesterday, and you bought three more the day before that. I can’t believe you bought another toy today.
Hey. Look what I bought at the store. Isn’t this toy car cool? It makes all kinds of sounds.
It’s my new toy truck that our grandson and I can enjoy it together.
It was on sale. We can drive up in the mountains, sleep under the stars, fish, go hiking. You know, bonding time. You don’t look really happy.
Really? Really? You’ll be paying for that truck forever.
What was your favorite toy when you were growing up? Who gave it to you? What did you like about it? What happened to it: did you give it to someone else, or did you throw it away?
What are five of the most famous or influential toys of all time? What made them so popular? In what country did the toy first appear? Was the toy made for boys, girls, or both? Here are two examples. Use the Internet to find more: