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We Have a Complimentary Breakfast Buffet Available From 7 to 10 a.m._ _ PhraseMix

We Have a Complimentary Breakfast Buffet Available From 7 to 10 a.m._ _ PhraseMix

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“We have a complimentary breakfast buffet available from 7 to 10 a.m.

Y ou work at a hotel. A guest is checking in. Y ou're telling him about some of the things that y our hotel offers. Y ou ex plain that he can eat breakfast for free. We have a com plim entary breakfast buffet available from 7 to 10 a.m .

a complimentary (something)
"Complimentary " means "free", but it sounds a lot fancier and nicer. So hotels, restaurants, theaters, and stores use this word when they want to offer something free to their customers without sounding too cheap. Here are ex amples of "complimentary " things: tw o complimentary tickets a complimentary breakfast complimentary champagne complimentary parking

a buffet
A "buffet" is a way of serv ing food at a restaurant, hotel, ev ent, etc. All of the food is laid out on tables or in special serv ing carts. Customers or guests walk up to the food and take whatev er they want. When people think of a "buffet", they usually think of an "all y ou can eat buffet". At this kind of restarant, customers pay one price but can eat as much food as they want. Some common ty pes of buffets are:

a breakfast buffet a Chinese buffet a pizza buffet an Indian buffet

it means that someone has it. (some time) a. but recently more and more people write it like this: 1 0:30am The abbrev iation for a time after noon is "p.": 1 0:30 a.m.m." makes the time sound quite ex act.m. To talk about a time in the morning.There are some other ty pes of foods that are serv ed in the same way . but aren't called "buffets": a salad bar a pasta bar (something) is available (at a certain time / in a certain place) When something is "av ailable".. A less formal way to speak is to drop the abbrev iation when it's obv ious: I w ake up at about nine. an employ ee at a gy m might say : Free yoga classes are available on Saturday mornings. For ex ample. Y ou can also say that "there is ___ av ailable": There's coffee and donuts available in the lobby. I slept until three in the afternoon.” ." When y ou're speaking out loud instead of writing. y ou can use the abbrev iation "a.." and "p. using "a. Or use "in the morning". « Next Lesson “For real?” Previous Lesson » “A lot of insects like butterflies and mosquitos go through a life cycle with .m. "in the afternoon". and that people are allowed to use it. etc. I don't know if anyone's going to w ant to drink. It's correct to put periods after the 'a' and 'm'. but it's nice to have something available in case they do. And "___ has ___ av ailable": We'll have some more available on Wednesday.m.m.

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