Micro-listening #18

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Micro-listening #18

by | Last updated Feb 21, 2019 | Dictation | 0 comments

Micro-listenings are quick dictations and drills to help you develop your listening skills.

Listen as many times as you need to, and try to fill in as many gaps as you can.

Source

This clip is from an episode of the TED Radio Hour podcast, which looks in more detail at topics covered in popular TED Talks. This episode is about gratitude and kindness. Photo by Steven Spassov on Unsplash.

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The speaker is talking about how people treated him after he failed during a game of baseball.

, .
Sometimes we don't say to when they they're something , we don't .
Sometimes we don't what to say to when they fail or they're with something , so we don't say .

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...when they're dealing with something...

To deal with something means to manage or handle something or someone. It is usually something difficult or unpleasant, e.g. Sarah is very good at dealing with difficult customers. In this example, the speaker is talking about managing or processing his feelings of failure.

Notice the [spu popup="29146"]verb pattern[/spu] here: to deal with sb/sth.

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Micro-listening #18

by | Last updated Feb 21, 2019 | Dictation | 0 comments

Micro-listenings are quick dictations and drills to help you develop your listening skills.

Listen as many times as you need to, and try to fill in as many gaps as you can.

Source

This clip is from an episode of the TED Radio Hour podcast, which looks in more detail at topics covered in popular TED Talks. This episode is about gratitude and kindness. Photo by Steven Spassov on Unsplash.

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North American

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The speaker is talking about how people treated him after he failed during a game of baseball.

, .
Sometimes we don't say to when they they're something , we don't .
Sometimes we don't what to say to when they fail or they're with something , so we don't say .

About the extract

...when they're dealing with something...

To deal with something means to manage or handle something or someone. It is usually something difficult or unpleasant, e.g. Sarah is very good at dealing with difficult customers. In this example, the speaker is talking about managing or processing his feelings of failure.

Notice the [spu popup="29146"]verb pattern[/spu] here: to deal with sb/sth.

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