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2020/05/05 分享
  • Stan, why don't you have a seat over here?

  • Hey, why don't I get us some waters?

  • Sorry. I get talking about baseball, I cannot stop. Yeah, I know how valuable your time is. I do do the books. And speaking of which, your assistant tells me you wanted to go over something from your last audits.

valuable [ˈvæljuəbəl, ˈvæljə-]

adj. 贵重的,宝贵的、有价值的、可评估的

n. 贵重物品,财宝

audit [ˈɔdɪt]

n. 审计,查账

vt. 审计,查账、旁听

vi. 审计

  • I could really use a water.

  • Stan, we're not here to go over any accounting business. You're here because you're being let go.

let go [lɛt ɡo]

v. 放开,释放,发射、放手、撒、松手

  • What?

  • It's not gonna feel that surprising when you understand why. The firm looked into your background recently. They know you lied about passing the CPA exam. You were hired because of your outstanding credentials and the reality is they never existed.

outstanding [aʊtˈstændɪŋ, ˈaʊtˌstæn-]

adj. 杰出的、显著的、凸出的、未完成的

  • I've been there for nine years. My work has been nothing but... I mean, why would this even matter now?

  • You have been committing fraud your entire career. The liability it presents...

liability [ˌlaɪəˈbɪlɪti]

n. 责任、倾向、债务、<口>妨碍

  • No! I don't accept this.

  • Okay, take a deep breath. Once you go over the severance numbers, you'll see that we've been more than fair.

severance [ˈsɛvərəns, ˈsɛvrəns]

n. 切断、断绝、割断、离职金