Computer and Internet Idioms

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Step 2

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Step 3

Read the following dialogue to see the idioms in context:

Len:Once we are done with all the renovations this summer, I am ready for some major down time.
Yuliana:You really need that. It might be a good idea to travel somewhere to unwind, eh?
Len:Yeah, I’ve been checking a couple of places to go to, but I think I will stick with my all-time favorite spot.
Yuliana:You want to go to the same place again? I’d rather try something else for a change.
Len:To me, some resorts are just eye candy. They have some nice things, but I only need bed and board to have a relaxing holiday.
Yuliana:I wish I could do that, but I am so pulled to the Internet. You know, I manage my own business, and I can hardly spend a day without sending emails or answering phone calls…
Len:All this multitasking is no good for you. You really need to unplug for some time.
Yuliana:Yeah, right, who’s going to check my inbox then?
Len:At least for a few days! Come on, I will make sure there are no hot spots at the place we are going to!

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