Describe an expensive activity that you enjoy doing occasionally

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Describe an expensive activity that you enjoy doing occasionally.

You should say

What is it?

Who do you do it with?

Why is it expensive?

And explain how you feel about it?

Sample Answer


I prefer to engage in various activities in my free time, which include playing games, watching debates on TV and listening to music. Most of my hobbies do not cost much except one that is Bowling.

What is it?

Sometimes I visit a shopping mall which is close to my home to pass my leisure time. There is a dedicated area in the mall for games name as a gaming zone.

Although there are a plethora of games over there, I like bowling the most.

In this game, you need to hit the pins with the help of a ball.

I usually play it for 1 hour every month, and it costs me around Rs 5,000 for a one-hour session.

Who do you do it with?

I prefer to do this activity with one of my close friends. He is extremely good at this game and playing alongside him instils a sense of competition in me.

Why is it expensive?

The infrastructure required for this game is not only massive but also costly. 

Plus the maintenance cost is very high.

Moreover, a lot of employees are required to run the show effectively.

That is why this is this is an expensive activity, and I do it occasionally.

Explain how you feel about it?

There are many reasons for my interest in this activity, but the foremost reason is the thrill and excitement this game produces.

I get too much involved in the game and time passes quickly.

Since I am a talkative person through this game, I get a chance to meet a lot of new people. Due to this activity, my social circle has widened.

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