Podcast #147 A Restaurant Story

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Podcast #147_EXERCISES

A couple was having dinner in a fine restaurant. Their waitress was at another table. She noticed something strange. The man was sliding down his chair. He was slipping under the table.

The woman acted unconcerned. The waitress kept watching. The man slid all the way down his chair. He disappeared under the table.

The woman appeared calm and unruffled. She did not seem to notice that her dining companion had disappeared.

The waitress came over to the table. She said to the woman, “Pardon me, ma’am. I think your husband just slipped under the table.”

The woman calmly looked up. She replied, “No he didn’t. He just walked in the door.”

 

A couple was having dinner in a fine restaurant.

A couple was dining in a fine restaurant.

 

Their waitress was at another table.

Their waitress was busy at another table.

 

She noticed something strange.

She noticed something peculiar

 

The man was sliding down his chair.

The man was sliding off his chair.

 

He was slipping under the table.

He was halfway under the table.

 

The woman acted unconcerned.

The woman seemed uninterested.

 

The waitress kept watching.

The waitress watched and watched.

 

The man slid all the way down his chair.

The man slid completely off his chair.

 

He disappeared under the table.

He vanished under the table.

 

The woman appeared calm and unruffled.

The woman seemed calm and composed.

 

She did not seem to notice…

…that her dining companion had disappeared.

 

She did not appear to notice…

… that her dining companion had vanished.

 

The waitress came over to the table.

The waitress went over to the table.

 

Pardon me, ma’am.

Excuse me, miss.

 

I think your husband just slipped under the table.

I think your husband just slid under the table.

 

The woman calmly looked up.

The woman looked up calmly.

 

No he didn’t.

No that’s not true.

 

He just walked in the door.

He just entered the restaurant.

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