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[custom_headline type=”center” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”true”]Conversation 7 Dictation[/custom_headline]
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  • Listen to the conversation.
  • Write down what you hear in the in the box below.
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  1. take a trip: This is an idiom meaning “travel.” You can also take a business trip, take a vacation, take a cruise, or (in British English) take a holiday.
  2. be back: To “be back” means to return. When you return from a place you can say, “I’m back.”
  3. be on: This is an idiom meaning “happen.” We usually use “be on” to talk about events. For example, the meeting is on for Tuesday.
  4. take off: This phrasal verb has a few different meanings, but in this conversation, it means to take time off from work.