Flytho, are these sories fictitious or they happened to you?
A: ⓐhey, don’t you think this taxi is going around?
ⓑhey, don’t you think this taxi is driving in a circle?
I dimly remember this is not the way to get to the city-hall.
areis a short-cut. There is a shorter route.
areis a quicker way.
B: Then don’t whisper to me; ask the driver directly.
A: I don’t dare (or I daren't). Can you see his looks? I’m so scared, man.
I (had) better shut up.
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