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Overbooking

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Glossary:

overbook - US /ˌoʊ.vɚˈbʊk/ - UK /ˌəʊ.vəˈbʊk/
verb - to sell more tickets or places for an aircraft, vacation, etc. than are available.

departure - US /dɪˈpɑːr.tʃɚ/ - UK /dɪˈpɑː.tʃər/
noun - the act of leaving a place, or a flight, train, etc. that is leaving a place at a particular time.

layover - US /ˈleɪˌoʊ.vɚ/ - UK /ˈleɪˌəʊ.vər/
noun - a short stay in a place that you make while you are on a longer trip to somewhere else.

don’t hold your breath
idiom - used to tell someone not to expect something to happen for a very long time

connection - /kəˈnek.ʃən/
noun - a bus, train, plane, etc. that arrives at a time that allows passengers to get on after
getting off another one, so that they can continue their trip.

for crying out loud!
idiom - said when you are annoyed, and to emphasize what you are saying.

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this situation is very common with the airlines, Juan should be more "aggressive" and request a solution, (most of time this work or atleast they give to you a compensation $$) because that was not his fault.l, it was Airline's fault . (at least it was I undertand)

As if those things happened 😦 It only happens in movies.

New vocabulary:

  • Here you go: When you are giving something that someone asked.

  • Overbooked: oversold

  • Posted: informed

  • departure: leaving

  • layover: a short stay at a place in the middle of a trip, specially one by plane.

  • won’t honor: refuse

  • oh for crying our lout: An exclamation of anger or exasperation. This term is a euphemism for “FOR CHRIST’S SAKE”

Such an annoying situation

(╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻

for crying out loud-Oh, por el amor de dios
delay-demora

A journey full of complications, you were lucky Juan!

By the way, who will pay the stay at the hotel??

what’s mean but don’t hold your breath?

New words:
Overbook
Clerk
Layover*
Honor
Annoying

Poor Juan

So, Did the airline pay for hotel or juan had to do it?

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Omg I would have been a lil bit more rude than Juan was, because what happened to him wasn’t his fault, it’s just unfair.

typical of airlines 🤦‍♀️

Overbooking

  • overbook: overbook
  • departure: Salida
  • layover: escala
  • don’t hold you breath: no aguantes la respriración
  • connection: conexión
  • for crying out loud: por el amor de Dios