(Helen and Bob are talking on the phone.)
Helen: You have been in New York for a long time. How do you like living there How do you like … ? 你怎么认为……？还可以理解为询问对某事/物的喜欢程度?
Bob: It’s great. 1 really love it.
Helen: But I heard that the local traffic was terrible and almost everyone drove too fast.
Helen: 1 also heard the streets were dirty.
Bob: They used to used to: 过去常做某事 be, but the city has improved a lot since 1 came here a few years ago.
Helen: Isn’t it dangerous to live there?
Bob: Well, it was in the past, but it’s quite safe now. As a matter of fact As a matter of fact: 事实上，其实 同意词：in fact, in truth, it’s a wonderful place to live. Near our block block: US: [blɑk] UK: [blɒk] n. 块；块体；区；障碍 v. 阻塞；阻碍；堵塞；挡, there are beautiful parks, good schools, famous museums and excellent restaurants. And you can go to plays, concerts and operas every day if you like. You must come for a visit come for a visit: 来参观；拜访；旅游. Then you can see New York yourself.