Describe an Occasion when You Paid More than Expected

Describe an occasion when you paid more than expected; You should say

  • What it is?
  • How much did you spend on it?
  • Why did you buy it?
  • And explain why you think you spent more than expected.

Sample 1

My today’s topic of discussion is to describe the occasion when I paid for something more than expected. I remember the occasion it was our tenth marriage anniversary and I had planned to give an expensive gift to my wife it was her favourite car so which I already booked ten days in advance for my anniversary. We have to take a delivery on the 1st of March, and I paid around one Lac in advance to the company, but on the 28th of February, we had our national budget, so during the national budget, our government has increased the excise duty on the car parts so that car has the car value has been increased by 1 1/2 lacs so I have been told to pay more 1 1/2 lacs because we can’t back out if I back out I will lose all the one Lac amount which I already paid in advance, so I have no choice to back out but have to buy it by paying more than one and a half Lacs. Based on the card features, I feel that what I’m saying is not worthy but due to a change in excise. I left with no choice because with that much amount I can go for another brand with the same feature which cost me less, so that’s why I feel like what I’m buying is not worth it for me, but I have to spend now what has been asked.

Sample 2

Well, I am not addicted to shopping. I believe that it is a wastage of money and also precious time. But on my brother’s marriage, I went to the market and bought some things for myself, but unfortunately, my budget was low, around 10,000; still, I purchased it, which was high than my expectation. I think I am the first time pickup the designer dress from Madame boutique near my house outlet Mall that is in elante Mall. Madame boutique is a prestigious brand in the fashion world. They have a wide range of cloth collections that help to find the best fit. I was brought my lehenga, which is a sea green and pink colour combination. And also, it is simple and sober. The lehenga is in the form of an umbrella that gives the best flare. Also, this style will never go out of fashion. The upper shirt cover with handwork embroidery with very awesome fabric, but still, I decided to buy it, and I finally paid 15900, which was too much for my budget. Well, before selecting my lehenga, I went to a different outlet and spent time there but no one lehenga piece touched my heart. So I decided to buy it, but after I brought up my dress, my mom told me that this dress cost an arm and a leg. Apart from that, I also select this because, after marriage, I carry this outfit in different ways. Additionally, I realised that I did not have matching accessories and shoes, then I shopped around to bring them, and my budget was increased, and the total amount I was spending was around 3000. Finally, I thought it was all over now, and I was ready for marriage. At last, I received very good compliments from my near and dear ones for my dress, but yes, I realised that it was worth spending money on one day.

Follow-Ups of Describe an Occasion when You Paid More than Expected

Question 1:- Do you often buy more than you expected?

Answer 1:- No, I have a habit or to save money always, so that’s why I use to prepare a list of all important items before I go shopping so that I can pick the items that I need rather than buy anything I don’t need

Answer 2:- yes, of course, I often buy more things than my budget on household pieces of equipment or grocery items. Sometimes some things add to our groceries by changes in season. For example, in winter, I buy nuts that are not added to my every time list.

Question 2:- What do you think young people spend most of their money on?

Answer 1:- Nowadays I believe uh young people are more spending their money on their Ledger like especially outing or having dining out outside over the weekends they don’t believe in saving they all about for their comfort level nowadays.

Answer 2:- well nowadays most of the youngsters are spending their money on his/ her self as they spend on movies, going for outings, spending money on parties or eating outside. Additionally, most teenagers pay money on clothes, but at the same time, they learn the value of money and how to save them from their parents.

Question 3:- Do you think it is important to save money? Why?

Answer 1:- Yes, everyone should have a habit to save money because we are really not sure when we get emergence in life so we should save money for some situations when we don’t have to ask someone to give us the money, it will help us in our emergency situations which we can’t avoid sometime.

Answer 2:- sure it is very important to save money for a long time as well as a short time because money is like to our two hands without your hands you cannot do anything in the world also it helps to secure your future as well. For example, it helps in your old age time when you are not able to work, but if you have savings, then it’s an easier way to pass the time.

Question 4:- Do people buy things that they don’t need?

Answer 1:- Nowadays it has become a trend people are used to buying the things they don’t need because they want to show off they want to maintain some status or they want to be like more or they want to pretend to be rich that’s why they’re spending an on the items which they actually don’t need.

Answer 2:- yes, most Addicts can buy unused things without any use. Well, the teenager has more buy things without any knowledge Or show off on their friend list.

Question 5:- What kind of expensive things do people like to buy?

Answer 1:- Nowadays I would say people used to spend most of their money on expensive cars to show off rather than neat they go for a look rather than comfort rather than features. they choose the things which eye-catching which can be eye-catching rather than having a good feature that that would help them

Answer 2:- expensive things most people spend their income on decoration items or clothes because they grow our living standard in society.

Question 6:- Is being rich always advantageous?

Answer 1:- Until unless rich people help others so obviously, it would be advantageous in case they’re helping people or helping and helping people to grow more creating a job opportunity, so obviously, it will be advantageous, but in case they are just thinking about their own, and they are they have a mindset of being having more and more money than obviously, it is not going to help society in any way.

Answer 2:- well, rich people for poor people both have a problem in our life. Richer have a problem with how to feel happy but poor ones have to face the problem of money.

Question 7:- Are review sites useful for buyers?

Answer 1:- I don’t believe so because reviewers are reviewing can be purchased. It has become a trend like anonymous people log in, and they got our money to provide a good review unless it is an authentic site like some government site or her or some renowned site. If we are going for any X YZ site, I don’t believe it will be justifiable whether we are getting good feedback actual feedback or not.

Answer 2:- yes, 100% it helps the customer to buy the things before checking reviews or points moreover it is an easier way for selection.

Question 8:- What Do You Think about the Expenditure on Unexpected Things?

Answer 1:- It depends upon person to person if it is a middle-class person, so then obviously it will be a high burden on their monthly budget because they have to accommodate from the monthly budget they have to cut down on the necessary things that they actually want, but they have spent on something which they really don’t want but for the rich people where they can afford such situations so it won’t hamper much in such cases.

Answer 2:- I think it is a wastage of money without any use of things to buy and collect them in our home like garbage moreover save money in present time which gives high reward in future.

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