． M: I think I'll run down to the bookstore and get a few things
W: But aren't we going to meet Shirley at the student center? She is expecting us at 4. And it's
almost that now.
． W: Congratulations! I heard about your new job.
M: Thanks. Nearly perfect for me. It's really interesting. The hours are ideal and it's an easy walk
from home. If only the pay were half as good as everything else.