Mr. Evans has many requests for Marie.
[n] - noun, [v] - verb, [phv] - phrasal verb, [adj] - adjective, [exp] - expression
Directions: Listen to the conversation and choose the verb combination that you hear.
* Note: In these sentences, "can" and "could" have the same meaning - polite requests.
Mr. Evans: Marie, could you do me a favor? I’m having lunch with a client in an hour, and I spilled coffee on my tie. Could you go to the store and buy a new tie for me?
Marie: Sure, no problem.
Mr. Evans: And can you get a newspaper for me at the store on the corner?
Mr. Evans: This coffee is cold. Could you buy me a cup of coffee, too?
Mr. Evans: Also, this shirt doesn’t look very nice. Can you buy me a new shirt?
Marie: Of course.
Mr. Evans: Could you get me a new suit, too?
Mr. Evans: And can you play the violin for me after lunch?
Mr. Evans: Could you fix my car tonight?
Marie: Yes, sir.
Mr. Evans: You didn’t hear me at all, did you?
Marie: I’m sorry, what did you say?
Mr. Evans: Nothing. Nothing. I’m going to the store to buy a new tie.
Marie: Can I fix his car tonight? Yeah, right.