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In this lesson, we will see commonly used expressions of surprise and disbelief.
Sam: Hey Ronnie! I heard you got into Harvard.
Ronnie: Yes, I did.
Sam: Wow, man! That’s awesome!
Ronnie: It is, isn’t it? But I studied real hard for my SATs.
Sam: So when are you leaving?
Ronnie: I guess next month. I already rented an apartment there.
Sam: Wow! That’s great! All by yourself?
Ronnie: Yup! I’ve been saving for this for a long time.
Kate: Hey Ronnie! I heard you’ll be leaving next month.
Ronnie: Actually, I’m going next week.
Kate: Are you kidding me? So soon?
Ronnie: Yeah. I have a lot to deal with when I get there. I rented an apartment too.
Kate: That’s great. How much did you have to deposit in advance?
Ronnie: I didn’t have to pay up front. I pulled some strings so there was no deposit.
Kate: You gotta be kidding me! This is amazing. I’m so happy for you.
Kate: Where have you been, Sam? I’ve been calling you all day long.
Sam: I’m sorry. I was out. I forgot my phone at home.
Kate: You are unbelievable. We had plans for today.
Sam: I know. I’m sorry. I forgot to tell you that I would be busy today.
Kate: What was so important?
Sam: I had to go for a baseball match.
Kate: Unbelievable. Your match was more important than our plans?
Sam: You’re unbelievable, Kate! I need some time for myself too.
Sam: Hey Mark. Did you hear it?
Mark: What happened, Sam?
Sam: Ronnie got into Harvard.
Mark: I don’t believe it. Really?
Sam: Yeah. He’s moving next week.
Mark: Is he staying at the dorm?
Sam: No. He’ll be staying in a rented apartment.
Mark: I don’t believe it, man. That’s fantastic.