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|Natalia:||I am so glad the exams are over. It’s been exhausting over the past month…|
|Tanya:||I am happy, too. I will finally have some time to rest.|
|Natalia:||So, what are you doing after finishing studies?|
|Tanya:||I’ve got an internship at my dream workplace, so I am really looking forward to starting there next month. If I do well, there is an opportunity to get a permanent position.|
|Natalia:||Oh, so you’ve found your place in the sun!|
|Tanya:||I might have. What about you?|
|Natalia:||Well, this summer I am going to take some time off to catch up with my friends in California.|
|Tanya:||This sounds exciting!|
|Natalia:||Yeah, it will be nice to go to the beach, soak up some sun, and eat what’s in season.|
|Tanya:||Very relaxing, I must say! So, are you going with Mark?|
|Natalia:||Oh, it’s all over with him now.|
|Tanya:||Really? Sorry to hear that. He is such a ray of sunshine!|
|Natalia:||He is. In fact, we parted as friends. We just realized that we have been chasing rainbows all this time trying to make long-distance relationship work for us…|
|Tanya:||That can be tough, I know.|
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