A: Can you hold the end of this tape measure?
B: Sure. What's this for?
A: I'm taking some measurements for new curtains.
B: What about measuring the floor for new carpets and the walls for new wallpaper?
A: I thought we'll just fix up the wood floor and use some paint for the walls.
B: Good idea.
A: Tomorrow we'll go and pick out some curtains and paint.
decorate sth with sth
We need to decorate the sitting room.
We can decorate the room with flowers and balloons.
My uncle decorated his car with stickers to make it look more attractive.
She picked a large bunch of flowers for table decoration.
She wants to discuss the house decoration budget with him.
If you're looking for specific square footage, bring a tape measure.
What's this for?
What's this tool for?
What's this car for?
take sb's chest/waist measurement
measure sb's chest/waist
Before making a training plan, I need to measure your waist and chest.
It took me quite a long time to fix up the table.
I need to fix up my bicycle this afternoon so that I'll be able to go bike riding tomorrow.
a coat of paint一層涂漆
I'm considering having my office redecorated. The furniture is old and the paint is chipping.
I gave up my weekend to help him paint his apartment.
He found a job painting the wall.
Could you help me pick out some new clothes?
I want to pick out some new ties for my friends as Christmas presents.