Episode 5. Are you married?
ANNE describes her brother to the private investigator.
ANNE Can you help me?
JOHN Well I’ll try. Now tell me about your brother Ms Lee. How old is he?
ANNE He’s twenty-three.
JOHN Well that would make him your younger brother. What’s his name?
JOHN And what does he do?
ANNE He’s a student. Or – he was a student. I don’t know where he is.
JOHN (looks at the photo)
Hmmm. How tall is he?
ANNE About a hundred and seventy-five centimetres.
JOHN Hmmm. And does he speak English?
ANNE Yes. He speaks English and Chinese. Mr Barbour – can you find him?
JOHN I’ll certainly try. Now, tell me a little about yourself Miss Lee. Where are you from?
ANNE I come from Singapore. I’m Singaporean.
JOHN Right, and how old are you?
ANNE I’m twenty-five.
JOHN What do you do?
ANNE I import wine. I’m a businesswoman. I work in my family’s business.
JOHN And are you married?
ANNE No, I’m single.
JOHN And..er..do you have a boyfriend?
JOHN Oh sorry. We private detectives are a naturally curious bunch. Ms Lee, perhaps you’d better tell the whole story.
ANNE It all started two years ago…
1. (dt) nữ thương gia
a woman who is in business.
1. (tr) vốn, tự nhiên
1. (tt) ham biết, muốn tìm hiểu
eager to learn
A curious pupil reads more than just schoolbooks.
2. (tt) tò mò
wanting to know something
1. (dt) búi, chùm,bó, cụm, buồng
fruit that grows in a group
a bunch of grapes. a bunch of bananas.
2. (dt) bó, chùm,tập hợp
a group of things of the same kind that are fastened together
1. (tt) đầy đủ, nguyên vẹn, nguyên chất, trọn vẹn, toàn bộ
all of something
a whole week.
2. (tt) toàn bộ, tất cả, toàn thể
in one piece; not broken
The plate fell, but it’s still whole.
1. (dt) toàn bộ, tất cả, toàn thể
all of something
1. About Nationality
2. About Age
3. The Numbers
4. About Occupation
5. Other Questions about a person
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