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Алеша vs Владимир - Indirect Speech (A bad day)

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There I was sitting at the bar staring at my drink when a large, trouble-making biker steps up next to me, grabs my drink and gulps it down in one swig.

“Well, whatcha gonna do about it?” he says, menacingly, as I burst into tears.

“Come on, man,” the biker says, “I didn't think you'd CRY. I can`t stand to see a man crying.”

“This is the worst day of my life,” I say. “I'm a complete failure. I was late to a meeting and my boss fired me. When I went to the parking lot, I found my car had been stolen and I don't have any insurance. I left my wallet in the cab I took home. I found my old lady in bed with the gardener and then my dog bit me.”

“So I came to this bar to work up the courage to put an end to it all, I buy a drink, I drop a capsule in and sit here watching the poison dissolve; then you, you jack-ass, show up and drink the whole thing! But enough about me, how's your day going?”

Discussion

Vladimir LopatinVladimir Lopatin, 2017/04/13 16:40

There I was sitting at the bar staring at my drink when a large, trouble-making biker steps up next to me, grabs my drink and gulps it down in one swig.
I burst into tears and he says menacingly what I am going to do about it.

AlexAlex, 2017/04/13 19:58

The biker was unpleasantly surprised. He said he hadn't thought I'd cry and he couldn't stand to see a man crying.

Vladimir LopatinVladimir Lopatin, 2017/04/16 13:20

I explained to the trouble-maker that this was the worst day of my life.

AlexAlex, 2017/04/16 20:48

And right after I scolded the biker for my drink, I friendly asked him how he was doing

Vladimir LopatinVladimir Lopatin, 2017/04/23 18:43

I explained that the first that made up my complete failure was that I had been late to a meeting and my boss fired me.

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