3 NEW YORK CITY LANGUAGE 16 pointsYou are in New York and you need a taxi. Unfortunately you are having trouble understanding what the driver is sayi

 

3 NEW YORK CITY LANGUAGE (16 points)

You are in New York and you need a taxi. Unfortunately you are having trouble understanding what the driver is saying. Rewrite the underlined slang words and phrases which the driver is using.  

You:  Taxi!

Cab driver: Where to?

You: Excuse me?

Cab driver: …. (1)

You: Grand Central, please.

Cab driver: Those your bags?  (2)

You:  Yes.

Cab driver: Lemme give you a hand. (3)

You: Thanks.

Cab driver: Gotta train to catch?

You: Pardon?

Cab driver: ……. (4)

You: Oh, yes. At 5.15.

Cab driver: Gonna be away long?

You: I’m sorry, could you repeat that, please?

Cab driver: ….. (5)

You: Not too long. Just the weekend.

Cab driver: Wanna take a vacation, huh? (6)

You: Say again?

Cab driver: Ahh, fuggheaboudit. (7) We’re here. That’ll be $ 5.20

You: All I have is a ten.

Cab driver: No problem. Just gimme (8) the ten and I’ll give you your change.

You: Here you are. Thank you.

Cab driver: You bet. Have a good trip. 


  • You:  Taxi!

    Cab driver: Where to?

    You: Excuse me?

    Cab driver:Where are you going to (1)

    You: Grand Central, please.

    Cab driver: Are those your bags?  (2)

    You:  Yes.

    Cab driver: Let me give you a hand. (3)

    You: Thanks.

    Cab driverGotta train to catch?

    You: Pardon?

    Cab driverAre you going to catch a train (4)

    You: Oh, yes. At 5.15.

    Cab driverGonna be away long?

    You: I’m sorry, could you repeat that, please?

    Cab driver: Are you going to be away long (5)

    You: Not too long. Just the weekend.

    Cab driverDo you want to take a vacation, don’t you? (6)

    You: Say again?

    Cab driverAhh, forget about it(7) We’re here. That’ll be $ 5.20

    You: All I have is a ten.

    Cab driver: No problem. Just give me (8) the ten and I’ll give you your change.

    You: Here you are. Thank you.

    Cab driver: You bet. Have a good trip. 


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