A: Nick! How’s it going?
B: Oh, hey...
A: What are you doing in this neighbourhood? Do you live around here?
B: Actually, my office is right around the corner.
A: It was great to meet you last week at the conference. I really enjoyed our conversation about foreign investment.
B: Yeah, yeah, it was really interesting. You know, I’m in a bit of a hurry, but here’s my card. We should definitely meet up again and continue our discussion.
A: Sure, you still have my contact details, right ?
B: You know what, this is really embarrassing, but your name has just slipped my mind. Can you remind me?
A: Sure, my name is Ana Ferris. Don’t worry about it; it happens to me all the time. I’m terrible with names too.
how’s it going - phrase - how are you
around here - phrase - close to here
around the corner - phrase - on the next street
in bit of a hurry - phrase - moving quickly, having no time
contact details - phrase - information required to contact someone, i.e. telephone number, email address
slip my mind - phrase - been forgotten
terrible with - phrase - bad at
around there - phrase - close to there
to recognize - principle verb, imperative - to know and remember someone or something you have seen before
acquaintance - common noun, singular - someone you know, but who is not a close friend
in a rush - phrase - move quickly, not have much time
forgetful - Adjective - forgetting things easily