If I were you Phrasal verbs Advice Game

Choose one of the problems below and ask your partner’s advice. They should give you their ideas with
“If I were you, I’d…”

and you should then respond with
“Thanks, I’ll try that”           “That might work. Maybe I’ll give that a try” or “Are you sure that’s a good idea?”
1. I can’t make my son say “Pardon” and not “What?” when he can’t hear

2. My friend got divorced (because she wanted to) and I don’t know if I should say “What a pity” or “Congratulations” when I meet her

3. My daughter doesn’t put on warm clothes when she goes out

4. I can’t get my cat out of a tree

5. My husband never picks his clothes up off the bedroom floor

6. I can’t take the dog out for a walk because I’ve broken my leg

7. I want to go back to my country for Christmas, but it’s too expensive

8. My fiancé walked out of the church during our wedding

9. I am trying on a dress in the changing rooms of a shop, but it is too small and I have ripped it

10. I accidentally threw away my passport but I am flying to Hawaii on holiday tomorrow

11. I’ve just arrived at work and then realised that I forgot to turn off the stove at home

12. My boss has asked me out on a date

13. I’ve run out of money and I don’t get paid until next week

14. My foreign boyfriend/ girlfriend’s mother and father don’t take off their shoes when they come into my house

15. People keeping putting out their cigarettes in the office pot plants

16. I don’t get on with my little brother

17. My ex (= ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend) wants to go out with my younger brother/ sister.

18. I have just finished university and don’t know what to do

19. I am homeless and don’t have a job

If I were you Phrasal verbs Advice Game
Choose one of the problems below and ask your partner’s advice. They should give you their ideas with
“If I were you, I’d…”
and you should then respond with
“Thanks, I’ll try that”           “That might work. Maybe I’ll give that a try” or “Are you sure that’s a good idea?”
1. I can’t make my son say “________” and not “What?” when he can’t hear

2. My friend got divorced (because she wanted to) and I don’t know if I should say “______ a pity” or “Congratulations” when I meet her

3. My daughter doesn’t put ______ warm clothes when she goes out

4. I can’t get my cat _________ of a tree

5. My husband never picks his clothes ________ off the bedroom floor

6. I can’t take the dog _______ for a walk because I’ve broken my leg

7. I want to go ______ to my country for Christmas, but it’s too expensive

8. My fiancé walked __________ of the church during our wedding

9. I am trying _______ a dress in the changing rooms of a shop, but it is too small and I have ripped it

10. I accidentally threw _________ my passport but I am flying to Hawaii on holiday tomorrow

11. I’ve just arrived at work and then realised that I forgot to turn______ the stove at home

12. My boss has asked me ________ on a date

13. I’ve run _________ of money and I don’t get paid until next week

14. My foreign boyfriend/ girlfriend’s mother and father don’t take ________ their shoes when they come into my house

15. People keeping putting _______ their cigarettes in the office pot plants

16. I don’t get _________ with my little brother

17. My ex (= ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend) wants to go _______ with my younger brother/ sister.

18. I have just finished university and don’t know what to do

19. I am homeless and don’t have a job

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