How to ask someone where they got that… | Learn English | British Council

Practice exercises:

Ask the right questions to find out where people got their things.

Man: Hey, nice shoes!
Woman: Thanks!
Man: Could do with a pair like that myself.
Woman: Oh really? They’re very comfortable.
Man: Yeah. Where did you get them?
Woman: Just that place on the high street.
Man: On yeah, I’ll have to go and take a look sometime.


Man: Hey!
Woman: What?
Man: I’ve been looking for that book for ages!
Woman: Really?
Man: Yeah…where did you get it?
Woman: I bought it online. I just did a search and found it, you know…
Man: Really?
Woman: Yes. It’s not that difficult.
Man: I’ll have to have a look.


Man: Hey!
Woman: What?
Man: That’s a tasty-looking sandwich!
Woman: It’s a tasty-tasting sandwich too…
Man: Where did you er…
Woman: Where did I get it?
Man: Yeah! That’s exactly what I was going to say….!
Woman: I made it myself.
Man: Oh.
Woman: Here — have it!

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