44. Arriving at Work 到达工作地点
A: Morning, Joe. You're late, aren't you?
B: Sure I'm late. Bob walked off with my raincoat, and I missed my bus, and I had to stand in the rain for twenty minutes waiting for the next one.
A: Well, don't bite my head off. I was just trying
to be nice. It isn't my fault if you got up on the wrong side of the bed.
B: Look, Frances, I'm sorry, but today isn't my day. I've got three day's
Work on my desk and a dozen letters to get out by tomorrow.
A: I'm not criticizing you, Joe. I'll be good. I won't speak to you until the day after tomorrow.
B: Okay, that's fine with me.
Walked off with 顺手牵羊拿走）
Bite my head off-speak angrily
Got up on the wrong side of the bed-began the day in a bad mood (一澡起来情绪不好)
B：啊，那对我来说太好了。45. Coffee break 喝咖啡的休息时间
A: If that man gives me any more letters to type I'll scream. He's given me ten already today, and there'll be more when I get back from coffee. I'll be here till midnight.
B: Simmer down, Franny. He can't make you stay after five.
C: Sure, francs. Finish what you can, and leave the rest for Minday.
A: But they're important letters, Joe. They should go out tonight.
C: That's not your worry. If they're that urgent
, he should've given them to you earlier.
B: Joe's right, Fran. You won't catch him staying in the office after five on a Friday. He's got better things to do.
Simmer down 别激动
Make you stay 要你留下
You won't catch him-he would never
B：乔说得对，弗朗。每星期五他从来不会在办公室呆到五点以后。他有意思的事要做。46. The Annual Business Meeting 年度的业务会议
A: How did the meeting turn out last night, Bill?
B: Oh, we elected officers for next year. You should've been there to cast your vote.
A: Who was elected president?
B: Allen Jones. Three other people were nominated, but he won out.
A: That's too bad. I don't think he'll make a really good president.
B: Well, he has one thing in his favor. He's the one who always makes or seconds the motion
Turn out-develop, end
Cast vote 投票选举
In his favor-helping him
Make or second the motion