#4. Buying Fruit

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Published: 8.13.2020
Level 4   |   Time: 3:48
Accent: American
Source: Seinfeld [S5 E01]

Jerry has to buy fruit for Kramer after he gets banned from the fruit stand.


    

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  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
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  • a peach [n] - a type of fruit
  • a plum [n] - a type of fruit
  • a mango [n] - a type of fruit
  • an avocado [n] - a type of fruit
  • a plantain [n] - a type of fruit
  • return [v] - take back to a store to get your money back
  • sub par [exp] - less than good
  • restitution [n] - recompense (give money) for injury or loss
  • stand behind [phv] - support, take responsibility for
  • go downhill [exp] - getting worse
  • I let it go. [exp] - I didn't complain.
  • ban [v] - officially stop someone from entering a place
  • an act of god [exp] - a natural happening
  • elsewhere [adv] - some other place
  • decent [adj] - good enough
  • mealy [adj] - covered in spots
  • a delicacy [n] - a rare or expensive food
  • wholesome [adj] - related to good health
  • chock-full of [exp] - very full of

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb, [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression


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Jerry Kramer
  • Jerry and Kramer or neighbors living in New York.
  • Joe's is a fruit market near their apartments.

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  1. Kramer likes the peach he is eating.
    True
    False

  2. Jerry thinks Joe's usually has bad fruit.
    True
    False

  3. Kramer wants to take the peach back to the store and get his money back.
    True
    False

  4. Joe offers to give Kramer his money back.
    True
    False

  5. This is the first time Kramer has had a bad piece of fruit from Joe's.
    True
    False

  6. Joe takes responsibility for the bad peach.
    True
    False

  7. Joe bans Kramer from his store.
    True
    False

  8. Kramer wants Jerry to buy fruit for him.
    True
    False

  9. Kramer doesn't like the fruit at the supermarket.
    True
    False

  10. Jerry offers to buy fruit for Kramer every week.
    True
    False

  11. Jerry knows a lot about fruit.
    True
    False

  12. Kramer likes soft avocados more than hard avacados.
    True
    False

  13. Jerry finds a perfect avocado.
    True
    False

  14. Joe guesses that Jerry is buying fruit for Kramer.
    True
    False

  15. Joe bans Jerry from his store.
    True
    False


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