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冷落

Second Conditional

Date: Jul 05 2011

Themes: Soap Opera

Grammar: Second Conditional

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Do you remember the time your friends did something fun and didn’t invite you? Of course you do. It hurts to be left out.

If you are not included in something that you expected to be, you might feel left out. Feeling left out is kind of like feeling lonely, only worse because not only are you alone, but other people you know are doing something you wish you could be doing too.

Jeff is ready for a meeting at work. But when the meeting is moved, he realizes he has been left out in more ways than one.

你是否还记得朋友们出门玩乐却未邀请你的事情?是的,你当然会记得。你因为受到冷落而感到很受伤。
如果你未能如自己预期那样参与某件事,你可能就会感觉受到冷落。感觉受到冷落类似于感觉孤单,却比孤单更糟,因为此时你不仅孤单,而且你知道自己熟悉的其他人正在做你希望也能参与的事情。
杰夫准备参加一个工作会议。但是,在会议过程中,他意识到自己在多个方面受到冷落。

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Dialog

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2. 學習 - Read the dialog again to see how the vocab words are used.

Jeff

Jeff

Marni

Marni

Devan

Devan

Ella

Ella

Jason

Jason

Mason

Mason

Jeff:  Hey! I am ready for the big meeting. You guys?

Marni:  Yeah, the meeting. We’re actually gonna go outside the office today for the meeting today.

Jeff:  Alright. Where are we going?

Devan:  Well, some of us have really bad nails right now…

Ella:  Yeah, and some of us are in need of a haircut, so, you know…

Marni:  So, anyway, the meeting is going to be in a salon today.

Jeff:  Alright, I’m into that, I guess. Which one?

Marni:  Actually, you can’t come. They only had three appointments left today, so we’re going and you’re not.

Ella:  Don’t worry. I’ll take notes for you. I’ll be very thorough. We’ll keep you in the loop. It’s a non-issue.

Devan:  Let’s go, ladies.

Jeff:  Alright, yeah, you guys have your fun.

Ella:  See ya.

Marni:  Bye.

Jason:  What?

Jeff:  Do you guys ever feel left out?

Mason:  Why? Because I’m the only one who doesn’t have a girlfriend who works here?

Jeff:  Mason, no, that’s not what I mean. Do you ever feel left out because you are a guy that works here? I mean, this company is run by two women, and Ella seems to be pretty close with our bosses.

Jason:  Yeah, man, I do feel left out. I feel like, if I were a woman, I’d be included in more decisions around here. It’s like they have a club and we’re not part of it.

Jeff:  Yeah.

Mason:  I have a great idea. We could become ladies!

Jason:  Yeah. That’s not going to work at all. But, since the bosses are gone, do you want to go get a beer?

Jeff:  Yeah.

Mason:  Hey guys, I’m almost done cleaning. Can you wait for me?

Jason:  Why don’t you just join us when you’re done?

Mason:  But…yeah…I don’t know where you’re going? Now I do feel left out.

 

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Jeff is at the office and ready for a meeting to start. But Marni, Devan and Ella have other plans. They have moved the meeting to a salon and Jeff can’t come.

Since he cannot go to the meeting, Jeff is left at the office with Jason and Mason. He asks them if they feel left out. Mason says he is left out because of the three of them, he is the only one doesn’t have a girlfriend in the office.

Jason says he feels left out because the women seem to have more power at the office. Jeff agrees. They decide to get a beer. Mason asks them to wait, but they leave without him. Now Mason really feels left out.

Can you think of a time when you felt left out?

 

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ttsuka

ttsuka

Japan

Being left out is one of the things that make you very miserable. And I do have my fair share of the miseries.

12:07 AM Mar 03 2014 |

ReeMee

ReeMee

Jordan

i hope that not to feel like lift out in my life! :) 

01:32 PM May 15 2012 |

Anna080706g

Greece

I felt  left out the first days in my English university.I coulnd’t follow properly the Native speakers in the meetings and they just ignored me at some point.

02:50 PM Nov 14 2011 |

abang leak

abang leak

Indonesia

i felt left out when i went to pub for drink and there are girls asked me ,to get some beer for them and i said yeah i would if you came over to my table and have drink with us but when they got what they want they left me out,,

01:31 PM Nov 01 2011 |

ahmedghieth9

Egypt

we shoild respect the privacy of otheres

12:04 PM Aug 12 2011 |

VincentXiang

China

I think if you don’t want to be lefted out from you team. You should have the common interest with them. And be a good guy.

05:18 AM Aug 11 2011 |

rivermoon

rivermoon

China

if i were left out by my colleagues, i would express my desire to go with them later in a joking way. i think they may feel my friendness, then they will change their decision.

03:59 AM Aug 11 2011 |

bushra H.

Saudi Arabia

being lonely and lefted out by people you really care about is a hurting feeling that i cannot stand. if it happens to me once a day, i will not be rushed. i will ask first for the reason for what i have done to be lefted out. maybe there is a reason behind that. anyway, thanks a lot for the lesson. it’s quite beneficial…

03:06 PM Jul 10 2011 |

Amo0ol

Amo0ol

Saudi Arabia

ammm actually i dont’ remember that i left out but
even if it happened i think it is ok! because i do not realy care so much in people’s bad behaviorWink
 maybe i did it for someone but i am  sorrry i am sure i did not mean itEmbarassed


thanks for the lessonLaughing


 

02:16 PM Jul 10 2011 |

Othman .D. Artist

Iraq

 this what wemens  do to mean they just run them life , It’s not cool ;but we can do it two .


 it’s not a big deel , and this why women shouldn’t become a boss _

02:43 PM Jul 08 2011 |

sofree

sofree

China

Never as I remember, but I’m not social at all.

05:22 AM Jul 08 2011 |

tako2323

Georgia

Thanks for interesting and usefull staff. I am sure it wil hel me to imprrove my authentic speaking skills

10:40 PM Jul 05 2011 |

MUHAMMAD92

MUHAMMAD92

Saudi Arabia

maney time.

08:19 PM Jul 05 2011 |

Mickey123

Mickey123

United States

Yes, sometimes, my friends go out without asking me. However it’s fine now I think about it , because not going out as much can save money.

07:48 PM Jul 05 2011 |

qq_baby

qq_babySuper Member!

Taiwan

No one likes to be left out…

06:48 PM Jul 05 2011 |

3amrood

3amrood

Yemen

actually I think that never happened with me , may be I’m lucky , on the contrary some times my friends ask me to be with them in some nice places witch I prefer , but in most caces I refuse

06:47 PM Jul 05 2011 |

Jhon Smith

Jhon Smith

Myanmar

Well usually, I don’t feel left out when my friends leave and do something fun by themselvles but it seems like sometimes I feel bad but it just for a while and I never get mad at them for that . I think it is childish.

04:20 PM Jul 05 2011 |

miss316

China

yeah, it is not a good feeling, when i was left out. so bad….

03:29 PM Jul 05 2011 |

tiara2tiara

Philippines

it doesn’t feel good to be left out. all of my friends drink alcohol and its sad i cant stand alcohol. So when they go out and have fun they  just go there without me.

01:26 PM Jul 05 2011 |

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