1. How come…
Today we are going to learn “how come”. It is used to ask how or why something has happened.
A: We had to stop in Birmingham.
B: How come?
2. at least
Another phrase is “at least”. It is used to say that someone should do something small, even if they do nothing else.
(1). I know you’re tired, but you should go the party for at least an hour or so.
(2). Even if she didn’t want to send a present, she could at least have sent a card.