Some More Conversational Structures

I’m in a hurry

When you are in a hurry, you are not able to wait to do something because you do not have enough time.

  • I can’t wait. I’m in a hurry to get there.

When you are not in a hurry, you either have plenty of time on hands or are unwilling to do something.

  • I’m in no hurry to get married.
  • Let’s discuss your plans. I’m in no hurry to leave.

That’s enough!

This expression is used for asking someone to stop.

Susie: Here, I’ll put another vase on top of that.
Stella: That’s enough! It’ll fall.

That’s quite enough

This expression is used to ask someone to stop behaving badly.

That’s quite enough. I don’t want any more rude remarks from you.

It doesn’t matter

It doesn’t matter means ‘it’s not important’. It doesn’t matter to me means ‘I don’t care.’

Vicky: I’m leaving you. Susie and I’ve decided that we’re in love.
Mary: So, go ahead. Marry her if that’s what you want. It doesn’t matter to me.

Another piece of conversation is given below.

John: What shall I do?
Sophia: Do whatever you like. Jump off the roof or give live in the desert. It doesn’t matter to me. I just don’t care what you do.

It’s not worth it

Used for saying that the value of something does not justify the concern you are showing.

Susie: Should I get this coat dry-cleaned? The stain isn’t coming out.
Martin: It isn’t worth it. I only wear it when I work in the garden.