VOCABULARY – Shotgun!

SHOTGUN

(noun, slang) – the front passenger seat of a car; most passengers prefer the front seat of a car and will yell out “SHOTGUN” to claim the front passenger seat.

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Example #1:
Teacher: Today we are going to drive on California Highway 1. We are going to see beautiful views of the ocean and beaches.
Student #1: SHOTGUN!!!
Student #2: No! You sat in the front seat yesterday!

Example #2:
Mother: Okay kids, let’s drive to the grocery store to buy dinner.
Son: SHOTGUN!
Daughter: No! You had shotgun yesterday. I want shotgun today.

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When you travel with Language on Vacation, every student will receive a opportunity to ride shotgun.

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VOCABULARY – pit stop

PIT STOP

(noun) – a break; usually a break to use the bathroom during a road trip

Example #1:

Passenger:  Excuse me, I have to go to the bathroom.
Driver:  Okay, we’ll make a pit stop at the next gas station.

Example #2:
Tourist:  Where is the next pit stop?
Tour Guide:  We will drive for two hours and take a break at a McDonald’s.  You can buy some food there if you want.

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The United States of America is a large country and sometimes Language on Vacation spends a lot of time on the road, but we’ll make frequent pit stops along the way.

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VOCABULARY – complimentary

COMPLIMENTARY

(adjective) – free; no cost

Example #1:
Hotel Clerk:  Welcome to the Disney Hotel!  Your breakfast is complimentary every morning.
Hotel Guest:  Do you mean I don’t have to pay for breakfast?
Hotel Clerk:  That is correct!  Your breakfast at the hotel is free!

Example #2:
Waiter:  Welcome to the famous Hard Rock Café in Orlando.  Please enjoy these complimentary shrimp cocktails while you wait for your table.

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Receive a complimentary lei (necklace of flowers) from Language on Vacation when you book a Hawaiian tour!

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VOCABULARY – comfortable

COMFORTABLE

(adjective) – something that makes you feel good or natural

Example #1:
Joe: Are you going to wear a suit on the plane?
Mary: No, I want to be comfortable. I am going to wear yoga pants.

Example #2:
Mother: How are your new shoes?
Son: Not good. They’re not comfortable. They’re too tight.

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Bring your comfortable shoes when you travel with Language on Vacation!

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**comfortable has many meanings, this is just one meaning

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VOCABULARY – lug

LUG

(verb) – to carry something, usually something heavy that requires effort

Example:
Tourist:  I wish I hadn’t packed so many things in my suitcase.  It’s difficult to lug around the train station!

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Lug your own suitcase with Language on Vacation!  Book a tour TODAY!

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