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008 What’s your name again?

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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.

Key Vocabulary

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

Supplementary Vocabulary

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

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