Gadgets • A gadget is a small machine or device which does something useful. You sometimes refer to something as a gadget when you are suggesting that it is complicated and unnecessary. • He’s always the first to buy the latest gadget.
Language • I thinkthisis a device/gadget/tool for slicingtomatoes. • It couldbesomethingyou use to slice tomatoes. • Maybeit’s a tomato-slicer. • I don’tthinkit’s a kitchen gadget. • I’ve no ideawhatit’s for.
Language • What does this gadget ______ ? • What’s this gadget ______ ? • What do you use a corkscrew ________? • A corkscrew is a device for ________ corks from bottles. • A plastic cup can be used ________ amplify the sound of a mobile phone. • A smartphone is useful ________ finding directions.