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  • Hello everybody and welcome to

  • and welcome to Vancouver

  • yes, we're outside again to learn some "be" phrasal verbs

  • so let's go!

  • "be up to", be up to means you're doing something and sometimes it can be devious

  • so you could say: " what are you up to today?"

  • that just means: "what are you doing today?"

  • but if your mother sees you doing something bad when you're a kid

  • she'll say, "Junior, what are you up to?"

  • to be into something means that you're interested or involved in something

  • so you could be into

  • "to be down to" means that your supplies are running low

  • so you're driving along

  • and you see that your tank is getting very low on gas so

  • I'm down to my last litre or gallon of gas

  • Danger! Danger!

  • along those same lines we have "to be out of"

  • this means that you've toally run out of gas

  • that your supplies are exhausted

  • OK! So I'll tell a story as fast as I can

  • I had a friend and his wife and kids were doing nothing on a Sunday

  • and so I phoned him and I said, "what are you guys up to?"

  • and they said, "nothing much". And I said, "let's go on a boat ride"

  • and it was right here

  • at this marina

  • so the marina(staff) says, "OK guys, have a great time, but you only have 90 minutes"

  • OK, no problem!

  • so were taking pictures of seals and were taking pictures of birds and everything's great

  • until it comes up to around 70 minutes and I say, "it's time we started heading back guys"

  • but this couple wanted to get the best bang for their buck and said, "no, no let's take it to the limit"

  • "and we'll see if we can stay here until 85, 87 minutes and then go back to the dock"

  • so that's what we did and around 80 minutes I said

  • "let's head back" So I knew that we were down to our last litre at around 85 minutes

  • and then around 87 minutes, as we're coming into the dock

  • the boat dies, we we're out of gas

  • the only problem was that there was a huge ship coming in our direction

  • and it was sounding its fog horn

  • so I phoned the marina and I said, "phone the captain of the ship and tell him that we're out of gas"

  • and they(marina staff) said, "no, no just wave your arms" like this

  • so we did and luckily the boat went around us

  • so there you have a few of the expressions I used there

  • well everybody I'm out of time and I hope that you enjoyed my

  • be phrasal verbs here in West Vancouver

  • Bye for now!

  • "be up to" that means doing something, sometimes it can be.......oh what am I doing with my sunglasses on?

  • "to be in for something" is something that you expect or the person who's telling you expects

  • so you're in for a big surprise today it means that

  • you can expect a big surprise

  • and there goes a motorcycle, yes

  • ....means that you're going to expect or going to know that you're gonna get a big treat

  • and another motorcycle, it must be Hells Angels' day

  • it's a leaving it rolling this is bloopers, we've got a full charge here on the camera

  • yes....bye Hells Angels....go to heaven!!!!

  • yes this is a genetically modified Canadian Maple leaf

  • was crossed with an elephant

  • wow!

  • that thing's a big......

  • big Mama!

  • Geeze Louise!

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