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    Business conversation 27

    What Were You Doing?

    Betsy: I telephoned you yesterday afternoon but you didn’t answer? Where were you?
    Brian: I was in another room when you called. I didn’t hear the phone ringing until it was too late.

    Betsy: What were you working on? 
    Brian: I was photocopying a report that I needed to send to a client. What were you doing when you telephoned?

    Betsy: I was looking for Tom and couldn’t find him. Do you know where he was?
    Brian: Tom was driving to a meeting.

    Betsy: Oh, I see. What did you do yesterday?
    Brian: I met the representatives from Driver’s in the morning. In the afternoon, I worked on the report and was just finishing when you telephoned. What did you do?

    Betsy: Well, at 9 I had a meeting with Ms Anderson. After that, I did some research.
    Brian: Sounds like a boring day!

    Betsy: Yes, I don’t really like doing research. But it needs to be done. 
    Brian: I agree with you on that, no research – no business!

    Betsy: Tell me about the report. What do you think of it?
    Brian: I think the report is a good. Tom believes it’s good, too.

    Betsy: I know that every report you write is excellent.
    Brian: Thank you Betsy, you are always a good friend!