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In this lesson, you will learn how to react or catch up when you run into someone you know.
Bailey : Hey. Ron?! Is that you?
Ron : Bailey, right? Hey man! How have you been?
Bailey : I'm fine. What about you? It's been years since we last met.
Ron : Yeah, I know. I joined a software company, and was transferred to D.C.
Bailey : Great! You're finally living the dream then.
Ron : If programming for 14 hours straight is a dream, then yes, I am! What's up with you ?
Bailey : Well, I got married last year. I work as a security consultant in a corporation.
Ron : Sounds good! Congrats, buddy. Now that sounds like a dream to me. Let's catch up this weekend.
Bailey : Sure. Here's my card. Just give me a call.
Paula : Hey Kate! I thought it was you. Remember me?
Kate : Of course. How can I forget ? Hi. Paula.
Paula : How long has it been? High school, right?
Kate : Yep! The good old days.
Paula : Who's this?
Kate : He's Jack. My fiance.
Paula : Oh! Congrats! When is the big day? I won't miss it for anything.
Kate : Well, we haven't decided yet. But I'll call you. Just give me a card or something.
Paula : Here. So, what are you doing this weekend ?
Kate : Actually, we are a bit busy. We're looking for a new house, and his parents are coming to town. But I'll give you a call and we'll plan something.
Paula : Sure. Let's grab a table in that corner and catch up. We've a lot to talk about.
Kate : Err...sorry but we're in a bit of a hurry right now. But it was great seeing you.
Paula : You too. Don't forget to call!
Sam : Hey Jenny! I finally meet you again!
Jenny : Hey Sam! How have you been?
Sam : What can I say? You haven't called me in a month.
Jenny : Sam, we broke up. What did you expect?
Sam : It was kind of sudden, Jenny. You could've at least kept in touch.
Jenny : I'm in a hurry, Sam. I'll call you later.
Sam : Well, you were sitting here all alone before I came. What's the hurry now?
Jenny : Just let it go, Sam. Take care.
Ron : I'll be! Isn't that Ross Spurdy? Nosey Ross!
Ross : Pardon me?
Ron : Hey, I'm Big Ron. Don't you remember me? We were in high school together!
Ross : Oh my God! Is that you, Ron? You've changed so much!
Ron : You bet, man! You've changed too, but I recognized you right away.
Ross : Whoa! It's nice to see you after so many years.
Ron : I know, buddy! We were best friends back in school days.
Ross : Let's get together this weekend, what do you say?
Ron : Sure, man. I live in the city now. We can catch up anytime.