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|Tom:||How is it going? How are you getting along at your new job?|
|Rachel:||People are very nice and ready to help, I must say, but I am still a new kid on the block.|
|Tom:||Right, but they are lucky to have you! I’ve heard your boss just handed in the new mall blueprints to the city planning and they got approved?|
|Rachel:||Yeah, she was like a kid in a candy store that day!|
|Tom:||With all the expertise, it must have been a child’s play for your team.|
|Rachel:||They had some bumps along the way, but the design was pretty neat, so they didn’t want to throw the baby out with the bath water, you know.|
|Tom:||Oh, well, a preview video on your website looks fantastic. I can’t wait to see this building in the heart of the city!|
|Rachel:||A lot of work has been done already… I had some deadlines to meet last week, and I feel exhausted now.|
|Tom:||You must be planning a relaxing weekend, then.|
|Rachel:||Yes, I will probably sleep like a baby.|
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