when it comes to sth

by | Last updated Apr 19, 2019 | Expressions | 0 comments

when it comes to sth

by | Last updated Apr 19, 2019 | Expressions | 0 comments

This sentence contains the English expression 'when it comes to sth'. Do you know this expression? How much of the sentence can you understand?

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Language: B2 (Advanced)  //  Accent: English (London)

This sentence contains the English expression 'when it comes to sth'. Do you know this expression? How much of the sentence can you understand?

 

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Language: C1 (Advanced)  //  Accent: English (London)

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I'm driver, but parking real problems.

I'm a driver, but it comes parking I real problems.

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when it comes to sth

This is a very useful phrase for focussing on a specific topic or area. We use this phrase to introduce a more specific topic or area that we want to talk about.

Imagine I am explaining the ways in which I am similar to my parents. In some ways, I am similar to my mum. In other ways, I am similar to my dad. I can use 'when it comes to' to focus on specific areas:

When it comes to my appearance, I take after my dad. When it comes to my personality, I take after my mum.

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  • The UK has many nice places to visit. When it comes to history, Bath is probably the most important city. When it comes to nightlife, London is definitely the most popular destination. When it comes to outdoor activities, the Scottish Highlands can't be beatenare the best.

    Tell me about different places to visit in your country, using 'when it comes to' to focus on different areas.

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