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In today's lesson, we'll introduce a phrase that will surely come in handy for capturing your memories on film or memory card. The US is full of beautiful scenery. Obviously, you will take many pictures of landscapes and monuments. However, I have no doubt that in some moments you'll want to be in the picture or have everyone in your party in the picture. Therefore, there are times when the question, Can you take our picture? will be invaluable. Let's break it down by syllable - Can you take our picture?
Can is a helping verb and is used in questions. You would be the person you're referring to, take our picture is the request. Now let's hear it once again - Can you take our picture?
If you are on your own you can ask Can you take my picture? And just replace our with my. Once again, that's - Can you take my picture?
Another way of asking this is by saying, Do you mind taking our/my picture? The first words do you mind is a way of starting a question in a polite and friendly way. The verb that follows is in the -ing form, so in this case taking and then we have our or my picture. Once again, putting it all together, we have -
Do you mind taking my picture? or Do you mind taking our picture?
Okay, now to close out today's lesson, we'd like you to practice what you've just learned. I'll say the phrase or sentence, and why don't you try saying it out loud? Good luck everybody!
- Can you take our picture?
- Can you take my picture?
- Do you mind taking our picture?
All right, that's going to do it for today! See you all soon!

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Monday at 06:30 PM
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Can you take my picture? :mrgreen:

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Tuesday at 03:07 PM
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Hello Lex,


Thanks for getting in touch. ๐Ÿ˜„


In the sentence you stated it says "...on your own..." - this means 'alone' / 'by yourself.'

It is the same for "my own," if you are "on my own" - you were alone.


I hope this is helpful to you! ๐Ÿ˜„


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Lex
Saturday at 09:58 AM
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Hello,


Could you please explain me the uses of "or your/my own"?

I read in this lesson in the follow sentence:

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If you are on your own you can ask Can you take my picture?

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Thanks

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Hello Ventsislav,


Thanks for the comment.๐Ÿ‘


If you ever have any questions regarding your studies, please let me know.


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Ventsislav
Tuesday at 04:58 PM
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Can you take our picture?

Can you take my picture?

Do you mind taking our picture?

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Wednesday at 12:34 PM
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Hello @Sabri, @Me and @Giorgia,


Great question! You can take a picture of any monument, it is fine by me! ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„


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Sabri Boyacฤฑ
Monday at 05:39 AM
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Can I take the picture of this monument?

me
Wednesday at 02:04 AM
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i wanna learn how to right in English

Giorgia
Thursday at 06:46 AM
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yes, sure!

EnglishClass101
Thursday at 02:49 PM
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Hi Peter,


Haha, thank you!

What do you use to take pictures ?


Thank you for your comment!


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Peter
Thursday at 12:17 PM
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sure! :thumbsup: