Steven likes reading books, and now he's talking about them with his friend Dora.
A: Hey Dora, what kind of books do you like to read?
B: I read everything I can get my hands on, but I like love stories best. What do you think about the love stories?
A: I hate to tell you this, but they're nothing but sob stories.
B: I don't think so. I like them. Then, what's your favorite book?
A: I'm fond of history books.
B: Oh, the history books are dull to me.
What do you think about...?
What do you think about this plan?
What do you think about his comments?
I'm not going to fall for your sob story again.
I hate to tell you this, but...
I hate to tell you this, but tomorrow is the last day.
I hate to tell you this, but I am afraid that I can't find them.
What's your favourite...?
What's your favourite color?
What's your favourite band?
What's your favourite food?
be fond of
I'm fond of planting flowers.
I'm very fond of sweet things.
I slept through her dull speech.
It's very dull going for a walk alone.
He couldn't teach such dull children.
a dull pain/ache
I feel a dull pain in my stomach.
He felt a constant dull pain in her back.