Isn't she kind of ditsy?
Ted finally comes home late in the evening. His live-in girlfriend,
Jamie, is concerned about how much work he's been doing lately.
in a row:
do much for someone's benefit:
Jamie: Hey, stranger, you're home
Ted: I know. I'm sorry, honey.
I had to finish that report I was telling you about. The people
over at Wabash asked to see it tomorrow.
Jamie: I see. Teddy, this is the
second week in a row you've been coming home later than 9, and I
you're up and out by 8.
Ted: I know. It's not going to
be like this much longer. You know, once these two accounts are
under way, my schedule will be back to normal.
Jamie: I just worry about you.
Sometimes I think you work too hard.
Ted: Me too…Oh, by the way, I didn't
get the promotion.
Jamie: Oh, I'm sorry. Who did?
Jamie: Barbara?! But she's only
been there a year. And besides, isn't she kind of ditsy?
Ted: Yeah, but she's got friends
in high places.
Jamie: You know, maybe you should
quit that place. I mean, they haven't done much for you lately.
Ted: I don't think it's the right
time for that yet, although I did get an interesting offer from
Gleason, which might mean a promotion.
Jamie: Why don't you take it?
Ted: Well, it's not official yet.
They're still thinking about it.
Jamie: When they're done thinking
about it. I think you should take it… Anyway, Come on. Let's go