2-42. You should’ve kissed her


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • I should’ve kissed Juliana.
  • You should’ve come to the concert.
  • We should’ve left early.
  • He should’ve notified his boss.
  • She should’ve bought the pink scarf.
  • I shouldn’t have said anything.
  • You shouldn’t have driven my Ferrari.
  • He shouldn’t have read her message.
  • She shouldn’t have gone home late.
  • They shouldn’t have fired Nathan.
  • You should’ve worked today.
  • I should’ve called the police.
  • We should’ve locked the door.
  • He should’ve washed his hands.
  • She should’ve quit her job.


Here are some grammar tips. 


Go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Use the illustration above if needed.

Vocabulary/ Expressions

Expression Definition
rescue (v) to save (someone or something) from danger or harm
e.g. The survivors were rescued by the Coast Guard.
oversleep (v) to sleep past the time when you planned to get up
e.g. Be sure to set your alarm clock so that you don’t oversleep.
notify (v) to tell (someone) officially about something
e.g. Customers were notified of the changes in the company.
dump (v) to end a romantic relationship with (someone)
e.g. My girlfriend dumped me.
dump on 1 (phrasal verb) to criticize (someone) severely
e.g. I’m tired of getting dumped on every time I make a little mistake.
dump on 2 (phrasal verb) to give (something) to (someone else) to do, deal with, or think about because you do not want to
e.g. She dumped her chores on her little brother.
Cock up (phrasal verb) to make a mistake : to do something incorrectly
e.g. Someone had cocked up [=screwed up, messed up] badly, and the party was a disaster.
Color in (phrasal verb) to add color to (a shape or picture) by using markers, crayons, colored pencils etc.
e.g. She colored in the picture.
show your true colors (idiom) to show what you are really like : to reveal your real nature or character
e.g. He seemed nice at first, but he showed his true colors during the crisis.
colors (plural) something (such as a flag) that shows that someone or something belongs to a specific group
e.g. The ship sails under Swedish colors.


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. you / today / worked / should’ve / .
    2. should’ve / hands / washed / his / he / .
    3. Florida / should’ve / they / to / moved / . 
    4. have / we / money / invested / our / shouldn’t / .
    5. have / shouldn’t / her / Jeremy / dumped / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. I should called the police.
    2. We should’ve been locked the door.
    3. He should has started his business.
    4. They should’ve not sold their store.
    5. You shouldn’t have sang this song.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. question1
    2. question2
    3. question3
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Silver screen: Take a quote from your favorite movie — there’s the title of your post. Now, write!
    3. 180 degrees: Tell us about a time you did a 180 — changed your views on something, reversed a decision, or acted in a way you ordinarily don’t.


Go over any new expressions or vocabulary that you learned today.

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