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|Alex:||Where are you off to so early?|
|Martha:||I am going cycling with Jacob. I made friends with him at the corporate party last week, remember? So, it turns out he likes biking, too.|
|Alex:||No doubt, birds of feather flock together.|
|Martha:||That’s right. And what are you up to this morning?|
|Alex:||Emmm, I think I am going to stay home and relax.|
|Martha:||Do you want to join us? I know you like exercising.|
|Alex:||Thank you, but I think I’ll skip this time. Two’s company … three’s a crowd.|
|Martha:||All right, but why don’t you call Angela then and go out? I can’t look at you staying at home all the time like this.|
|Alex:||Emmm, I am at odds with her. When I had problems finding a new job, she didn’t show any support.|
|Martha:||Oh, she is just a fair-weather friend. Don’t waste your time on her.|
|Alex:||Yes, that’s what I am going to do. Maybe I’d better keep her at arm’s length for now.|
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