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.
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.