Toon In To Idioms
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Chapter 1 - What's On Your Mind?
ANDY: A1>: Hey, Jay what did you want to talk to me about?
JAY: J1> Oh man, thanks for meeting me.
ANDY: A2> Sure, no problem. What's on your mind?
JAY: J2> There's some big trouble in our department and I'm on the hot seat!
ANDY: A3> Why? What's happened?
JAY: J3> Well, the project I'm in charge of is doing poorly.
ANDY: A4> What's wrong with it?
JAY: J4> Everything. I wish I could just take a vacation and not have to worry about it. It 's really hopeless!
ANDY: A5> Look you can't just bury your head in the sand, you've got to try and solve your problems.
JAY: J5> I know, but I heard that the boss was already gettinghot under the collar while reading my report .
JAY: J6> I'll tell you this Andy, it'll be a cold day in Hell before
I choose to lead this kind of project again.
Adam Rado © 1995
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