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  • Submitted by: alshari
  • on January 6, 2013
  • Category: English
  • Length: 2,344 words

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VIP LESSON 001 - Alimony

Dialog:
A: Why is Kevin selling his house?
B: He's getting a divorce and says he won't be able to pay for it after he pays
alimony and child support.
A: Why is he getting a divorce?
B: His wife fell in love with someone else and wants a divorce.
A: So then why does he have to pay her if she's the one who initiated it?
B: It doesn't matter. He makes a lot more money than she does and will have to
pay a lot to maintain her standard of living. They've already settled out of court
and he said he really got screwed by her lawyer.
A: Didn't he sign a pre-nup?
B: No.
A: I bet he's kicking himself now.
B: Oh fo sho

Phrases and Vocabulary Used:
Alimony: Financial payments made from one spouse to another after a divorce.
The point of alimony is to maintain the person's standard of living.
Child support: After a divorce, if one parent gets custody of the child, the other
parent will have to pay "child support". This is money to help raise the child.
Initiated: Initiated basically means "brought up" or "started". For example, if
someone initiates a fight, it means they started the fight.
Got screwed: This is a slang term that basically means "got a very bad deal".
You really got screwed by that salesman. You paid more than twice the price
you should have.
Prenup: This is short for "prenuptial agreement". This is a legal document that
is signed before a marriage. It's an agreement about what happens after a
divorce.

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VIP LESSON 001 - Alimony

Kicking himself: If someone is "kicking himself" about something it means he is
regretting a decision that he made. He's been really kicking himself about not
selling that stock last month. He's lost over half his money since then.
Oh fo sho: This is a slang expression that means "oh for sure". It means you
totally agree with something. It's quite funny to use amongst friends. You'll
probably often here it in the movies or on tv as well.

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  • Submitted by: alshari
  • on January 6, 2013
  • Category: English
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