michael: nice to meet you. how do you do?
billy: fine, the pleasure is all mine.
michael: you are too kind.
billy: you might change your mind about that after i tell you why i am here.
michael: well, why are you here?
billy: i have come to teach you how to fire someone.
michael: great, i like to fire people.
michael: you bet.
billy: one day you might be the one who gets fired.
michael: just teach me the new words, i want to fire someone this afternoon. now this is fun business english.
new words 新单词
1) bankrupt(破产): no money
many poorly run internet companies are going bankrupt in the usa.
2) change your mind(改变主意): alter your opinion, think something new
i used to like the red dress the best, but i have changed my mind. now i like the blue one.
3) fired(被解雇了): lose your job, get kicked out
my boss fired three people this week. i hope he doesn't fire me too.
4) laid-off(下岗): let go of a job because there is not enough money
my company is going bankrupt, so they will lay-off ten workers.
5) unsatisfactory(不令人满意的'): sub-standard, poor work
your work is still unsatisfactory, you're fired!