Podcast #143 A Lousy Hotel

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Podcast143 EXERCISES

The three of us stayed in one room. The room was extremely small. There was almost no space for suitcases.

The bathroom was tiny. It was like being in a cardboard box. There was black mold around the tub. There were no racks for wet towels. The soap was the size of a fingernail.

The weather was hot and humid. We needed to run the air conditioning. The AC was too cold. It blew air directly onto the beds. We couldn’t lower the speed of the fan.

The rugs in the hotel all needed a cleaning. They were dark with years of dirt.

The hotel served unhealthy food. All the cereals were loaded with sugar. The cooked food was too fatty and salty. The salads did not look fresh. It was hard to get a glass of milk. The coffee was barely drinkable. The servers were not especially friendly.

The swimming pool was okay. Of course, there was no life guard. They didn’t always have pool towels.

We couldn’t wait to leave the hotel. We forgot some clothes in a dresser. They mailed them to us. Two pieces were missing.

 

The three of us stayed in one room.

The three of us shared a room.

 

The room was extremely small.

The room was quite small.

 

There was almost no space for suitcases.

Suitcase space was at a minimum.

 

The bathroom was tiny.

The bathroom was miniscule

 

It was like being in a cardboard box.

You felt you were in a shipping carton.

 

There was black mold around the tub.

Black mold ringed the tub.

 

There were no racks for wet towels.

There was no place to hang wet towels.

 

The soap was the size of a fingernail.

The soap was fingernail size.

 

The weather was hot and humid.

The weather was hot and sticky.

 

We needed to run the air conditioning.

Air conditioning was a necessity.

 

The AC was too cold.

The AC blew too cold.

 

It blew air directly onto the beds.

It directed the air right onto the beds.

 

We couldn’t lower the speed of the fan.

The fan speed couldn’t be reduced.

 

The rugs in the hotel all needed a cleaning.

The hotel rugs were uniformly dirty.

 

They were dark with years of dirt.

Years of dirt darkened them.

 

The hotel served unhealthy food.

The meals provided were not nutritious.

 

All the cereals were loaded with sugar.

The cereals were all sugary.

 

The cooked food was too fatty and salty.

The cooked dishes were loaded with fat and salt.

 

The salads did not look fresh.

The salads looked tired.

 

It was hard to get a glass of milk.

Getting a glass of milk took an effort.

 

The coffee was barely drinkable.

The coffee was like dish water.

 

The servers were not especially friendly.

The dining staff wasn’t very cordial.

 

The swimming pool was okay.

The swimming pool was acceptable.

 

Of course, there was no life guard.

Naturally, there was no life guard.

 

They didn’t always have pool towels.

Pool towels weren’t always available.

 

We couldn’t wait to leave the hotel.

We were glad to check out of the hotel.

 

We forgot some clothes in a dresser.

Some clothes in a dresser got left behind.

 

They mailed them to us.

They sent them by mail.

 

Two pieces were missing.

Minus two pieces.

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