long time, no see: it's been a long time since I've
-- Hey, long time, no see. What have ya been up to lately?
bump into: meet unexpectedly
-- I just happened to bump into my cousin downtown. It was a surprise for both of us.
be up to: be busy or occupied with
-- Do ya know what your brother has been up to lately? I haven't seen him in ages.
be in touch: make contact
-- I haven't been in touch with my brother for a month, so I'm not sure how he's doing.
no way: I can't believe it
-- Did ya say he's from India? No way! He was carrying a Russian passport today.
putting someone on: fool or joke
-- Hey. Stop putting me on! Either tell me the truth, or I'm going home.
have (got) to run: have to go
-- I have to run and catch a bus, or I'm going to be late for work.
take off: go away
-- I really want to take off a few days from work, but I don't have any more time to spare.
give someone a ring: call by telephone
-- How about giving me a ring if ya get bored over the weekend? We could get together and watch a movie.
reach me: speak with or find
--If ya can't reach me at home, give me a ring on my cell phone.
catch you later: see you later
-- Hey, catch ya later. Give me a ring if ya want to get together and do something over the weekend.