Explaining a Game’s Rules – An English conversation

Vicki invites Jay to play a game. He wants to so she explains the game’s rules. They’re both going to put a sweet in their mouths at the same time. (Sweet is a British English word. Americans call it candy.) The winner will be the person who can make their sweet last the longest.

Conversation transcript

Do you want to play a game?
Yeah. OK.
You take a sweet and I’ll take a sweet.
You mean candy.
Uhuh. No, no, no, stop. We put them in our mouths at the same time. The winner is the person who makes their sweet last the longest.
It’s not how fast I can eat it?
No, it’s the opposite.
So I need to make it last a long time?
That’s right. OK. Ready, set, go.

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