A: That’s a lovely scene: a father having a game of soccer with his two boys.
B: I think those are portable goal posts. They must have brought them with them.
A: My dad used to take us to the park to play soccer when we were kids, but it was really just an excuse for him to kick a ball around. My brothers and I weren’t all that interested.
Photo: Paul Cooper, Taipei Times 照片：台北時報古德謙
B: These kids are really into it, though. Look at the concentration on that one’s face. I think he’s going to score. There’s no way the father can save that ball.
A: The other one looks bored, though, leaning against the post and just watching.
B: No, I saw him running around a minute ago. I think he’s just taking time out to catch his breath.
（Paul Cooper, Taipei Times／台北時報林俐凱譯）
“really into it”
If somebody is “really into” something it means they are absolutely engrossed or interested in it.
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