Short Conversations

W: Wow, what variety of salads you've got on your menu! Could you recommend something special?
M: Well, I think you can try this mixed salad. We make the dressing with fresh berries.
Q: What does the man mean?

W: I was talking to Mary the other day and she mentioned that your new consulting firm is doing really well.
M: Yes, business picked up much faster than we anticipated. We now have over 200 clients.
Q: What do we learn about the man from the conversation?

M: Do you know where we keep flash discs and printing paper?
W: They should be in the cabinet if there are any. That's where we keep all of our office supplies.
Q: What does the woman mean?

W: The print in this dictionary is so small. I can't read the explanations at all.
M: Let me get my magnifying glass. I know I just can't do without it.
Q: What does the man mean?

W: I'm considering having my office redecorated. The furniture is old and the paint is chipping.
M: I'll give you my sister-in-law's number. She just graduated from an interior design academy and will give a free estimate.
Q: What is the woman considering?

W: We have a full load of goods that needs to be delivered. But we can't get a container ship anywhere.
M: That's always been a problem in this port. The facilities here are never able to meet our needs.
Q: What are the speakers talking about?

W: Why didn't Rod get a pay raise?
M: The boss just isn't convinced that his work attitude warranted. She said she saw him by the coffee machine more often than at his desk.
Q: What are the speakers talking about?

W: The hotel called, saying that because of a scheduling error, they won't be able to cater for our banquet.
M: I know an Indian restaurant on the High Street that offers a special dinner for groups. The food is excellent and the room is large enough to accommodate us.
Q: What does the man suggest they do? 

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