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  • What can I do for you, Mr.Ross?

  • Well, you can start by writing a check to Harry Kirst.

check [tʃɛk]

vt. 检查,核对、制止,抑制、在…上打勾

vi. 核实,查核、中止、打勾、[象棋]将一军

n. <美>支票、制止,抑制、检验,核对

  • You don't waste time, do you?

  • No, I don't. So why don't you cut my client a check for $300,000, and I'll withdraw this lawsuit I haven't filed yet.

  • Mr.Ross, I'm afraid there's been a little misunderstanding here. We're not looking to settle.

settle [ˈsɛtl]

vt. 解决、安排、使定居、使沉淀

vi. 下沉、定居

n. 高背长靠椅

  • Then why the hell did you set this meeting? 'Cause it's policy to meet with our clients and try to resolve their issues.

  • Okay, well, my client's issue is you're not honoring his claim so he can't support his children.

  • Yes, and I'm very sorry about that, but my hands are tied.

tied [taɪd]

v. (用线、绳等)系( tie的过去式和过去分词 )

  • I get it. Your policy is to give people the runaround so they get demoralized and drop their case.

runaround [ˈrʌnəˌraʊnd]

n. 借口,遁词


v. 使士气低落,使意志消沉( demoralize的过去式和过去分词 )

  • No, Mr.Ross, our policy is to follow the letter of our contracts, and, if we let one person who lied on their application get away with it, we wouldn't have a business anymore.

  • Look at me. I'm not some personal injury lawyer, all right? I work at Pearson Specter Litt. I'm not gonna get worn down. So I suggest you just cut me a check. Save yourself the trouble of me wiping the floor with you in court.

  • As I said, my hands are tied, but it won't be me you'll be going up against in court. It'll be our outside counsel, Mr.Ackerman. And, from what I've seen, nobody wipes the floor with Mr.Ackerman.

counsel [ˈkaʊnsəl]

n. 协商,讨论、建议、策略、法律顾问,辩护人

vt. 劝告,建议、提供专业咨询