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Don’t be Dependent

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When I proposed to my boss that we (2)take on extra staff, I had (4) butterflies in my stomach because it’s not easy to get a win from him. He is the type who wants to check every kind of job in our company. In his opinion, if I cannot manage every one my jobs, he will consider (2)taking on somebody. However, he didn’t recognize it’s me who needs some help after he (1.2)took in the details of my job. He thinks that hiring new people is waste of time and money. I thought that our company needs to focus on other new services if we were improve and get more benefits. If a new coworker joins us, I can pass all my jobs to them and I can try new things. Unfortunately, it did not come true because I gave up on discussing the topic with him. I searched and found a new job. I turned in my resignation letter. I will (3.1)take to my new environment immediately. I don’t want to dependent to a company if it is not suitable for me.


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title: Don’t dependence

When I negotiated to (2)take on extra staff to my boss, I had (4)a butterfly in my stomach. because It’s not easy to get a win from him. I knew he is the type he wants to check every kind of job in our company. In his opinion, if I cannot manage every my job, he will consider to (2)take on somebody. However, he didn’t recognize me who needs some help after he (1.2)took in detail of my job. He thinks that hiring new people is waste of time and money. I thought that our company needs to focus on other new services if we improve and get more benefit. If new coworker joins us, I can pass all my jobs to s/he, I can try new things. but it did not come true because I gave up to discuss the topic with him. I searched and found a new job. I turned in my resignation letter. I will (3.1)take to new environment immediately. I don’t dependence a company if it not suitable for me.

homework:
(1)take in:
(1.1)Allow to stay in one’s home.
(e.g) “The old lady next door is always taking in stray cats and dogs!”
(1.2)Note with your eyes and register.
(e.g) “Amanda took in every detail of her rival’s outfit.”
(1.3)Understand what one sees, hears or reads; realise what is happening.
(e.g) “The man immediately took in the scene and called the police.”
(2)take on: Hire or engage staff.
(e.g) “Business is good so the company is taking on extra staff.”
(3)take to:
(3.1) Begin to like someone or something.
(e.g) “My parents took to James immediately.”
(3.2)Make a new habit of something.
(e.g) “Dad had taken to walking in the park every morning.’
(4)butterflies in your stomach: If you have butterflies in your stomach, you are feeling very nervous.
(e.g) At the beginning of an exam, I always have butterflies in my stomach.

notice
In this article, I try to appropriate use 4 phrasal verbs(No.1~4) in this article which I write my daily life and thoughts because I’m learning English. This is one of writing training.

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