Thank you Jo, your comments are really encouraging to me. I will also keep those mistakes in mind. Your homework seems to me like a brain teaser! But I still like you and I will try my best to work it. Here, I would like to say something honestly about Shakespeare is that, I haven’t read a lot about him but I have read many of his plays and poems and I like them all very much.
Before handing my homework to you, I would like to give good wishes to your niece, Sophie. May she have happy life and be as brilliant as you are. We all look forward to reading about her christening and yours being a godmother.
Here’s my homework,
. it smells to high heaven; might mean (something sounds strange)
• full circle; :-(
• one fell swoop; :-(
• strange bedfellows; maybe (a group of criminals/bad people) I have read this one somewhere but really can't remember
• the world’s my oyster; might be (it’s easy to deal with things coming one’s way)
As I had promised, I am writing more about the production of mangoes and their varieties. Pakistan is the fifth largest producer and fourth largest exporter of mangoes in the world. It produces over one million tones of mangoes of which 60 to 70 thousand tones are exported. The main importers are Middle East and European countries and the Gulf and Saudi Arabia are traditional import markets.
Europeans get mangoes from many parts of the world such as Pakistan, India, Peru, Kenya, Mexico, South Africa, Puerto Rico, Venezuella, Jamaica, Ivory Coast, Thailand and Australia. UK imports the greatest number than any European nations.
Some of the popular varieties of mangoes are, Langra, Sindhri, Chaunsa, Anwar Ratole, and Dasehri. Chaunsa is considered to be the best variety in Pakistan; I would say it is ‘the king of mangoes’, and it is exported to the Middle East. Export quality Chaunsa is packed in 3 kilogramme boxes, containing a minimum of six mangoes.
Other famous varieties include Neelum, Alfanso, Lal Badshah, Sindoori and Siroli. All these names might sound strange to you all.
Jo, I can understand that the mangoes would be expensive in your country because, we even never get to see those ones here. They are directly exported to the countries demanding them. However, your idea to taste mangoes straight off the tree is excellent.
Bye for now
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